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October 9, 2021 – How Can The Bank Foreclose on a Loan Modification?

At our firm, we often see foreclosure cases where the lender is trying to foreclose after the borrower defaulted on a loan modification. What is required under Florida law for the lender to foreclose when the mortgage has been modified? A few important things to know:...

September 26, 2021 – What Is Your Mountaintop?

I was taking some time today to think and reflect and I was thinking about British fiction author Neil Gaiman’s commencement address he gave in 2012 at Philadelphia’s University of the Arts. In his fantastic, inspiring speech, Gaiman speaks about his journey to the...

September 25, 2021 – The Reality of Mortgage Deficiency Actions in Florida

One of the common questions we get in our law practice is “If I agree to give up my property in foreclosure to the bank, do I still owe money on the mortgage?” This, of course, is an excellent question and should top of mind for anyone considering settling a mortgage...

September 19, 2021 – On Visiting New York City’s Fountain Pen Hospital

Most would not know this, but every post I write for this blog is handwritten with a fountain pen. As someone with ADHD, I like to write by hand because it allows me to write without the distractions of the computer (i.e. “let me check e-mail real quick!”) I have also...

September 17, 2021 – Reflections On National Recovery Month

September is National Recovery Month. Each September, I try to take a little time to reflect on my own recovery. I am at a café in New York City at the moment and felt compelled to write about it. When I first became a lawyer, I was required to attend an in-person...