News & Updates

April 23, 2012. The day that changed my life.

For a while now I have been contemplating the topic for my first blog post.  This seemed to be the most fitting. Exactly six years ago today my bar exam results came out. I remember this day so vividly. I was sitting at home in front of my computer. I kept refreshing the page waiting [..]

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NAR: Fair housing should remain a primary HUD mission

WASHINGTON – March 12, 2018 – The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) might change its mission statement to remove what it calls antidiscrimination language. HUD Secretary Ben Carson has led the charge and wants to add in “self-sufficiency,” a major focus of his since taking the helm of HUD. A draft of the [..]

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Lenders preying on veterans also hurt other homebuyers

WASHINGTON – Feb. 16, 2018 – Could predatory lending practices affecting veterans also be inflating interest rates paid by thousands of unsuspecting homebuyers using FHA loans? The answer appears to be yes ­ and the underlying abuses in home loans to veterans are prompting action by federal authorities and legislation on Capitol Hill. Here’s what’s [..]

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Court ruling overturned in ‘Assignment of Benefits’ case

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Feb. 12, 2018 – As state lawmakers continue to grapple with the controversial insurance practice known as “assignment of benefits” (AOB), an appeals court Friday backed a restoration company in a breach-of-contract lawsuit involving the issue. A three-judge panel of the 5th District Court of Appeal overturned a lower-court decision and ruled in [..]

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Wave of foreclosures expected in February

MIAMI – Nov. 14, 2017 – Housing experts worry that millions of foreclosures will surface in Florida, Texas and Puerto Rico after recent hurricanes forced owners from their homes. Many lenders extended grace periods for affected customers, but consumer advocates fear that many will simply walk away from their mortgages once that grace period ends. [..]

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Hurricanes could hit mortgages more than predicted

MIAMI – Sept. 22, 2017 – The impact of the recent hurricanes Harvey and Irma on mortgages could be worse than predicted, according to new estimates from Jacksonville-based Black Knight Financial Services. Black Knight data suggests that as many as 300,000 borrowers in Houston could become delinquent on their loans, and 160,000 could become seriously [..]

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FREE LEGAL ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE FOR FLORIDA HURRICANE IRMA SURVIVORS

A legal aid hotline is now available for Hurricane Irma survivors in Florida who cannot pay for an attorney: 1-866-550-2929. The hotline operates through a partnership between The Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division, the American Bar Association (ABA) Young Lawyers Division, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Both English and Spanish voicemail recordings give instructions [..]

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Welcome to our new website!

Welcome to our news and resources page! I am so excited to launch this website and hope to create a user friendly experience for clients. On this page, you will find current news articles and blog posts relating to the law and our law office. We will soon add a video’s page where you will [..]

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