Florida Supreme Court Tightening Foreclosure Rules

By Todd Ruger The Florida Supreme Court has reaffirmed its fight against the sloppy legal work being used to retake homes in thousands of foreclosure cases across the state. A review of Manatee and Sarasota county cases showed attorneys for banks and lenders had widely ignored a new high court rule that requires them to … Read more

FINALLY!!! Supreme Court of Florida DENIES Ben-Ezra and Katz, P.A.’s Motion for Rehearing and Shapiro and Fishman, LLP’s Motion for Rehearing

RE: Verification of Complaints NO MORE EXC– USES Supreme Court of Florida THURSDAY, JUNE 3, 2010 CASE NOS.: SC09-1460 AND SC09-1579 IN RE: AMENDMENTS TO THE FLORIDA RULES OF CIVIL PROCEDURE IN RE: AMENDMENTS TO THE FLORIDA RULES OF CIVIL PROCEDURE – FORM 1.996 (FINAL JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE) In light of the revised opinion, Ben-Ezra … Read more

Process Service Fraud – An Abrubt Eviction by Wells Fargo Foreclosure Mill Ben-Ezra and Katz Narrowly Averted

An abrupt eviction, narrowly averted STAFF PHOTO / THOMAS BENDER A bank foreclosed on William Berta of Sarasota and bought his home at auction in December. The bank said it couldn’t locate Berta, who was surprised to get an eviction notice in January. He found an attorney, and he eventually got the house back. By … Read more