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Florida Foreclosure legislation invites bank fraud

Mon Mar 25, 2013 by on News & Press Releases

The following Miami Herald Op-Ed was written by Roy Oppenheim and is being republished in the South Florida Law Blog. Florida proposed legislation – HB 87 and SB 1666 – which backers claim will clear the backlog of foreclosure cases in Florida instead invites bank fraud and creates more problems by putting speed ahead of justice. The backlog is blamed on foot dragging by homeowners. In reality, banks are […]

Trouble With Vatican Bank Mirrors Woes in U.S.

Mon Mar 18, 2013 by on News & Press Releases

An edited version of this post by Roy Oppenheim was first published in US News and World Report’s Home Front Blog and is being redistributed on South Florida Law Blog with their permission. Now that the smoke has cleared—figuratively and literally—in Vatican City, one of the many issues facing the new head of the Catholic Church is pressure to clean up the Vatican’s […]

FAMILIES WHO LOST DEPOSITS WHEN DEVELOPER ABANDONED THEIR PROJECT FILE SUIT AGAINST STATE’S CONSTRUCTION LICENSING BOARD

Tue Oct 18, 2011 by on News & Press Releases

State Sets Aside Recovery Fund To Compensate Families FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – The law firm of Oppenheim Pilelsky has filed a lawsuit against the State of Florida Construction Licensing Board and the Florida Construction Industries Recovery Fund on behalf of 12 Broward families who lost tens of thousands of dollars when their dream homes were never built. The families lost a […]