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Guide to Foreclosure Proceedings in Florida

Guide to Foreclosure Proceedings in Florida Owen and Dunivan

Foreclosure in Florida can be an overwhelming and complicated experience. Understanding how the process works will alleviate stress and help you move forward once the foreclosure proceedings are complete. Here we take a moment to go over how the foreclosure

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What if Your Attorney Stops Doing Business or You Can’t Reach Them?

(Note: Edited to address recent inquiries about lawyer suspension, sudden lawyer sickness, and lack of communication – original published on 04/23/2015) Some recent lawyer suspension reports have been adding an influx of calls lately, and I wrote this a few

Posted in Attorney Can't Be Reached, Foreclosure Defense, Loss Mitigation, mark stopa suspension Tagged with: , ,

Lis Pendens and Foreclosure is further explained by Florida Courts

A recent Florida court decision cast a shadow on the lis pendens. Now, the 4th DCA has tried to fix its past decision. In its recent decision in Ober v. Town of Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, the Florida appellate court is trying to correct an

Posted in Foreclosure Defense, Law Update

Served in a lawsuit by Dyck O’Neal Inc.?

Dyck O’Neal Inc. served me in a lawsuit, what does this mean? If you have been served in a lawsuit recently by Dyck O’neal Inc., or have current pending litigation with Dyck O’Neal, you are not alone. They are a

Posted in Deficiency Judgment, Dyck O'neal Inc, Foreclosure Defense, Post Judgment Collection Tagged with:

Loan Modification Foreclosures Rising

The recent rise in Loan Modification Foreclosure (i.e., foreclosures based upon a default after the loan has been modified) is creating a swell in foreclosure cases throughout Florida As loan modification foreclosure rates increase, a number of home owners throughout Florida will be

Posted in Foreclosure Defense, HAMP Loan Modification

Foreclosure Statute of Limitations

Foreclosure Statute of Limitations in Florida – a question asked everyday, with a difficult answer More and more, I am asked my legal opinion about the foreclosure statute of limitations in Florida. I’ve spoken on it, speaking on behalf of borrowers in

Posted in Foreclosure Defense, Foreclosure Statute of Limitations

Tenant Rights in Florida Foreclosure Cases Being Protected with New Legislation

Tenant Rights in Florida Foreclosure cases are now, to some degree, being protected by the state In a new statute, signed by the Governor just this month, titled Termination of Rental Agreement upon Foreclosure (Fla. Stat. 83.561) certain tenants are

Posted in Foreclosure Defense, Tenant Rights in Foreclosure

Ocwen Loan Admits Wrongdoing to New York Regulators – Huge Foreclosure Impact

Ocwen Loan Servicing Foreclosure Issues – Consent Judgment in New York! During my time defending foreclosures throughout the state, a rare oddity in terms of loan modifications has always been the loan servicer known as OCWEN! From extremely rare principal

Posted in Foreclosure Defense, Know Your Servicer, Ocwen Loan Servicing

Commercial Mortgage Foreclosure Defense in Florida – Is it Possible?

Are there defenses to commercial mortgage foreclosure cases in Florida? Unfortunately, a tell tale sign of a down economy is the failure of a small, family owned businesses, or even larger corporate entities. Many times, the individuals that are taking

Posted in Bankruptcy, Commercial Mortgage Foreclosure, Foreclosure Defense

The Bank filed a second Foreclosure lawsuit on a case you thought went away, what next?

A Second Foreclosure Lawsuit after a Bank has dismissed, or lost, a previous case can have a lot of defenses for an attorney to bring on your behalf! In recent news, a lot of news outlets have finally gotten wind how

Posted in Foreclosure Defense, Foreclosure Statute of Limitations, Hillsborough County Foreclosure, Second Foreclosure Lawsuit, Tampa Foreclosure Defense Attorney Tagged with:

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DEFENDING YOUR RIGHTS, STATEWIDE!

DEFENDING YOUR RIGHTS, STATEWIDE!

First Judicial Circuit of Florida

Counties: Escambia, Okaloosa, Santa Rose, and Walton

Second Judicial Circuit of Florida

Counties: Franklin, Gadsden, Jefferson, Leon, Liberty, and Wakulla

Third Judicial Circuit of Florida

Counties: Columbia, Dixie, Hamilton, Lafayette, Madison, Suwannee, and Taylor

Fourth Judicial Circuit of Florida

Counties: Clay, Duval, and Nassau

Fifth Judicial Circuit of Florida

Counties: Citrus, Hernando, Lake, Marion, and Sumter

Sixth Judicial Circuit of Florida

Counties: Pasco and Pinellas

Seventh Judicial Circuit of Florida

Counties: Flagler, Putnam, St. Johns, and Volusia

Eighth Judicial Circuit of Florida

Counties: Alachua, Baker, Bradford, Gilchrist, Levy, and Union

Ninth Judicial Circuit of Florida

Counties: Orange and Osceola

Tenth Judicial Circuit of Florida

Counties: Hardee, Highlands, and Polk

Eleventh Judicial Circuit of Florida

County: Dade

Twelfth Judicial Circuit of Florida

Counties: Desoto, Manatee, and Sarasota

Thirteenth Judicial Circuit of Florida

County: Hillsborough

Fourteenth Judicial Circuit of Florida

Counties: Bay, Calhoun, Gulf, Holmes, Jackson, and Washington

Fifteenth Judicial Circuit of Florida

County: Palm Beach

Sixteenth Judicial Circuit of Florida

County: Monroe

Seventeenth Judicial Circuit of Florida

County: Broward

Eighteenth Judicial Circuit of Florida

Counties: Brevard and Seminole

Nineteenth Judicial Circuit of Florida

Counties: Martin, St. Lucie, Indian River, and Okeechobee

Twentieth Judicial Circuit of Florida

Counties: Charlotte, Collier, Glades, Hendry, and Lee

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