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Governor, Foreclosure Bill Needs To Be Vetoed – Daily Business Review

May 23, 2013 19:36 EDT Oppenheim Law What if I told you that bank and other mortgage debt holders could file fraudulent foreclosure paperwork to take away your home, take it in court and you could not get your house back — only money — even though you could prove it was fraud perpetrated by the bank or debt holder? Would you believe it? In America? In Florida?

Rare dispute within Florida Bar over quickie foreclosures

Apr 14, 2013 16:52 EDT Oppenheim Law A rare public brawl is escalating between members of the Florida Bar about HB 87 and SB 1666 and one of the organization’s most powerful sections over legislation aimed at speeding the state’s lengthy foreclosure process.

What are zombie titles?

Apr 08, 2013 06:55 EDT Oppenheim Law Zombie titles occur after a homeowner defaults, but when a lender never follows through with the foreclosure. During this time, the borrower in default is still liable for the property, even though he or she no longer lives there and is not aware of the fact that he or she still owns it.

South Florida - Keeping Your Place In Paradise Just Got Trickier

Mar 15, 2013 18:35 EDT Oppenheim Law With that comes property. Property that was the hub of the investment world from 2003 through 2007, in which just about everyone felt that they could secure their place in the sun. Investors, as attorney Roy Oppenheim summarizes, “were buying two, three and four at a time. There was overindulgence and a big supply of funds — banks were lending too much.”

Beware, the re-advent of the 'Rocket Docket' is Back... only this time, it's Faster.

Mar 15, 2013 16:17 EDT Oppenheim Law The following article has been republished from The Daily Business Review for the South Florida Law Blog. In this article, Roy Oppenheim, expert legal foreclosure defense attorney predicts lenders will benefit in 95 percent of cases, "But it will all come down to who's prepared for trial on the fateful day." "You will get asymmetrical results. It's like roulette."

Foreclosure ruling disappoints, lawyers say -- Sun-Sentinel

Feb 08, 2013 10:36 EST Oppenheim Law Weston lawyer Roy Oppenheim, who was not involved in the Pino case, said he's pleased that the Florida Supreme Court at least acknowledged that fraud exists in foreclosure cases.

Bill to speed up foreclosures passes House panel -- Sun-Sentinel

Feb 07, 2013 21:01 EST Oppenheim Law Roy Oppenheim, a Weston-based foreclosure defense lawyer, said Passidomo is "hellbent" on getting the bill passed into law.

Dawn of the dead (mortgage): Zombie foreclosures are back! -- Yahoo! Homes

Jan 17, 2013 16:33 EST Oppenheim Law Like Freddy Krueger, Jason Voorhees, and Jigsaw, they just keep coming back, even though no one really wants them to.

#SFIMA Panel Draws Perfect #PR Infographic with Search and Social Media -- SocialPRChat

Jan 16, 2013 11:06 EST Oppenheim Law Lisa Buyer, presented the case of how to effectively ‘shake and stir’ social and search into any PR campaign at the first SFIMA (South Florida Interactive Marketing Association) panel of 2013. Using Roy Oppenheim, a foreclosure defense attorney as a case study example illustrating Lisa’s Social PR methodology to attract both local and national media coverage.

Foreclosure Settlement May Signal End to Robo-signing Probes -- HousingWire

Jan 08, 2013 11:21 EST Oppenheim Law Roy Oppenheim, the owner of a Florida law firm that deals in foreclosure defense, sees the settlement as an initiative that may be good for the economy, but he's worried about what it says for jurisprudence in the U.S.