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...

August 19, 2021 – Why Should I Hire A Foreclosure Defense Lawyer?

Many homeowners in foreclosure assume that they have limited rights against a foreclosure because they fell behind on their mortgage payments. While the courts have undoubtedly made it more challenging to defend foreclosure cases, there remain many benefits to hiring...

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...

July 29, 2021 – What’s the Deal with Paragraph Twenty-Two?

Paragraph twenty-two is definitely the most infamous paragraph in all of foreclosure litigation. But why? In most mortgages in Florida, paragraph twenty-two of the mortgage requires the lender to mail the homeowner a notice of default at least 30 calendar days before...