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September 12, 2021 – What is Lis Pendens?

When I sat for the Florida bar exam in February 2011, a gentleman sitting next to me piped up after the first session and asked “what the hell is a lis pendens? I wrote ‘action pending’ because I had no idea what that was.” Turns out, he was right! When a homeowner is...

August 2, 2021 – The Importance of Being Served Personally

If You’ve Been Sued for Eviction or Foreclosure, You Should Be Served In Person (But Don’t Hide From The Process Server!) Good Evening:  I hope this newsletter finds you and your family doing well.   For this newsletter, I want to focus first on the...

August 1, 2021 – Evictions and Foreclosures Get The Green Light!

Good Evening:  I hope this newsletter finds you and your family doing well.  The federal foreclosure ban and the federal eviction ban lapsed at midnight. This means that, starting today, landlords can move forward with evictions and banks can move forward with...