Stopa Law Blog

July 20, 2010

Trial in a foreclosure case – my thoughts the day after

On July 19, 2010, foreclosure defense attorney Mark Stopa defended a homeowner at trial in a foreclosure case in St. Petersburg, Florida.   Every case is different, and there […]
July 18, 2010

Who benefits from foreclosure?

When I see judges (some, not all) doing everything possible to “push through” foreclosure cases – often on behalf of a plaintiff nobody can identify – […]
July 15, 2010

Applying for a loan modification does NOT mean you can ignore your lawsuit!

As a foreclosure defense attorney for hundreds of homeowners throughout Florida, we at Stopa Law Firm see fraud committed by banks in foreclosure lawsuits on a daily basis.  […]
July 14, 2010

Follow-up on Disqualification of Counsel – Certiorari Petition

Never let it be said that foreclosure defense attorney Mark Stopa backs down from a challenge.  In my first post on this blog, below, I described in […]
July 13, 2010

Who is harming the economy – BANKS, not my clients

With all the recent media attention that Stopa Law Firm has received, I’ve gotten a TON of positive feedback from clients and prospective clients in Florida and […]
November 16, 2015

Arguing FHA in the Appellate Courts

I have two Oral Arguments this week, one in Florida’s Second District Court of Appeal and one in the Fifth District.  The issue in both appeals […]
October 14, 2015

Invited Error, Arguing Milam

Here’s the video from my most recent oral argument in the Second District. This one involved a paragraph 22 argument and the relatively unique concept of […]
July 24, 2010

Foreclosure defense – finding reputable attorneys amidst a sea of lawyers

With Florida facing unprecedented numbers of foreclosures (and no end in sight), an incredible number of lawyers, and even some non-lawyers, have thrown their hats into […]
July 23, 2010

Servicemembers – know your rights

Facing a foreclosure is hard enough.  For members of the military, it’s even harder.  How can anyone be expected to deal with an impending foreclosure while being […]