Florida Supreme Court Says it is Powerless to Freeze State Foreclosures – I Disagree and Offer a Solution

This just in from the Palm Beach Post… By Kimberly Miller Palm Beach Post Staff Writer Florida Supreme Court powerless to freeze state foreclosures Excerpts from the report… The Florida Supreme Court says it has no authority to freeze foreclosure proceedings as was requested by U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson in light of state investigations into … Read more

Florida Supreme Court Letter to Rep Alan Grayson RE Foreclosure Freeze – We are Powerless

Florida Supreme Court Letter to Rep Alan Grayson RE Foreclosure Freeze I disagree and offer a solution… LINK – Florida Supreme Court Says it is Powerless to Freeze State Foreclosures – I Disagree and Offer a Solution 4closureFraud.org

Is Justice Dead? Attorney Mark Stopa – Final Judgment of Foreclosure – Without a Hearing!

This comes in from Mark Stopa, you can check out his site here… Final Judgment of Foreclosure – Without a Hearing! I’ve had a lot of wild experiences in foreclosure cases, but this one might take the cake. … On September 2, 2010, I attended a hearing before Judge David Demers in Pinellas County Case No. … Read more

Um, Excuse Me Your Honor, I, We, You, Screwed Up – Shapiro Fishman Foreclosure Mill: Confession of Error to the 4th DCA

Now this is interesting… (See Docs below) And here is some commentary by James M… This is a small victory in this case, but not in the overall foreclosure war. The enemy has run away to fight again another day. By admitting the lower court made an error, the Appellee/Plaintiff (foreclosure mill) is attempting to … Read more

FLORIDA COURTS OUT OF CONTROL: SUMMARY JUDGMENT ENTERED IN MIAMI-DADE COUNTY WITHOUT A HEARING; “HALLWAY HEARINGS” IN BROWARD COUNTY; AND “MAGISTRATE REFERENCES” WITHOUT CONSENT IN LEE COUNTY; DUE PROCESS BEING THROWN OUT THE WINDOW

Certain circuit courts in Florida are overreacting and improperly reacting to the flood of foreclosure lawsuits filed by the foreclosure mills, and are enacting local court procedures which violate due process, ignore the Florida Rules of Civil Procedure, and are resulting in more improper foreclosures in favor of “lenders”, servicers, and securitized trustee banks. Although … Read more

Smith Hiat & Diaz, HSBC v Defreitas – The $49,000 Contempt of Court Order on Foreclosure Mill

This just in from Matthew Weidner… THE $49,000 ORDER IMPOSING SANCTION ON FORECLOSURE MILL I cannot count the number of times I’ve shown up for hearings only to have the foreclosure mill either cancel the hearing or just not show up.  Often times they fail to notice me at all, but I’ve addressed most of … Read more

Smith Hiat & Diaz – Judge Fines Major Legal Firm for Foreclosure Conduct

Wait till you all see this transcript… One of our colleagues actually hired a court reporter for this hearing… As soon as we get it we will put it up… But for now, this comes in from the Herald Tribune… Judge Fines Major Legal Firm for Foreclosure Conduct By Todd Ruger Excerpts from the report… … Read more

OUCH! Judge Dunnigan Just Fined Smith Hiatt & Diaz $49,000 to be paid in 4 days and if not then add $7,000 per day

Remember that pesky little Order to Show Cause from last week? LINK – Smith Hiatt Diaz and HSBC – Order to Show Cause Why Plaintiff and Plaintiff’s Attorneys Should Not be Held in Contempt and Sanctioned For failure to appear again and again and again and again and again… Well, word on the street is the … Read more