HB 87, a controversial foreclosure bill that passed the Legislature, was signed into law by Governor Rick Scott on June 7, 2013 to become Chapter 2013-137 of Florida laws....more
In Meschkow v. United States, the plaintiff, an attorney, argued that that Government had taken his property without just compensation when it disclosed the contents of an Order to Show Cause that had been sealed as...more
In a prior post, we discussed two of the four main components of HB 87, the foreclosure reform bill presently under consideration in Florida. The remaining sections of the bill which merit consideration involve a revised...more
On February 7, the House Civil Justice Subcommittee voted to pass Florida’s newest bill designed to improve the efficiency of mortgage foreclosures: House Bill 87. While it is still early in the legislative process, this is a...more
Florida Statute section 702.10 provides for an expedited procedure by which a mortgagee can seek to foreclose on a mortgage. Through this statutory section, a mortgagee can accelerate a foreclosure case by moving the court...more
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