January 9, 2022 – “But judge, if I could just explain!” Avoiding Common Traps of Representing Yourself in Court

Good Afternoon! I hope this newsletter finds you doing well. For this week’s newsletter, I want to offer a few useful tips in case you ever find yourself in a lawsuit but cannot afford legal counsel. I cannot tell you how many times I have been in court, waiting...

October 9, 2021 – The Practical Challenges of Perfecting An Appeal of A Foreclosure Judgment

One question I get a lot in our law practice is “If I lose the foreclosure case and I appeal, is the foreclosure sale automatically cancelled?” Pursuing an appeal after suffering a foreclosure judgment can be challenging and complicated. The main reason is the...

August 22, 2021 – Your Right to Request Your Original Note

In order for the bank to win a foreclosure case, the bank must be in possession of the original promissory note at the time the foreclosure case is filed and at the time of the final hearing. See Winchel v. PennyMac Corp. (Fla. 2d DCA 2017). The original note should...

August 22, 2021 – So You’ve Been Sued. Don’t Forget Your Answer!

Good Evening:  I hope this newsletter finds you and your family doing well.  For this newsletter, I will focus on the importance of filing a written response to a lawsuit. This topic is timely given the forthcoming expected wave of eviction and foreclosure suits. When...