Stopa Law Blog

March 3, 2016

Judge as Impartial Arbiter

This case was over.  Deutsche failed to meet its burden of proof, and an involuntary dismissal was required.  The presiding judge knew it and admitted as […]
February 17, 2016

“Equity” in Foreclosure Cases

On February 5, 2016, Florida’s Second District issued a written decision in Corrigan v. Bank of America.  The decision can safely be described as one of […]
January 20, 2016

559.715 Headed to the Florida Supreme Court

Today has been seven years in the making. Thousands of hearings.  Countless arguments throughout Florida.  51 judges who have agreed, many others who have disagreed. The […]
November 25, 2015

Thankful for Stopa Law Firm Staff

I’m thankful‬ for many things this Thanksgiving, but right now, I feel particularly grateful for the handful of staff at Stopa Law Firm who have been […]
November 25, 2015

Another OA on HUD Regs as Condition Precedent

Here’s the video of the 11-19-15 Oral Argument before the Fifth District. The issue was whether HUD Regulations in an FHA mortgage operate as a condition […]
April 9, 2016

Face to Face Counseling: The Victory is Coming

About 10% of the cases I have involve an FHA mortgage.  I like these cases, because I believe the express terms of these mortgages require the […]
March 5, 2016

Jurisdictional Brief on 559.715 in Florida Supreme Court

As I recently explained, the Second District issued a published decision certifying the question of whether Fla. Stat. 559.715 is a condition precedent in a mortgage foreclosure case […]
March 3, 2016

Judge as Impartial Arbiter

This case was over.  Deutsche failed to meet its burden of proof, and an involuntary dismissal was required.  The presiding judge knew it and admitted as […]
February 17, 2016

“Equity” in Foreclosure Cases

On February 5, 2016, Florida’s Second District issued a written decision in Corrigan v. Bank of America.  The decision can safely be described as one of […]