Stopa Law Blog

July 23, 2017

Standing At Inception: First DCA Goes En Banc

A recent blog by Carlton Fields filled my Facebook feed, and I thought it time to explain what’s going on from the homeowners’ perspective. Florida’s First District […]
January 3, 2017

Three New Oral Arguments

Last month, I had three Oral Arguments in the Second District Court of Appeal. The fun issue in this first one, an issue of first impression […]
December 2, 2016

New Case Law! We Won on FHA!

In yesterday’s blog, I shared video of an Oral Argument, where I asserted HUD Regulations are a condition precedent to foreclosure of an FHA mortgage. Today, the […]
December 1, 2016

Oral Argument: HUD Regs in an FHA Mortgage

Here’s a video from a recent Oral Argument I had before Florida’s Fifth District Court of Appeal. The issue here was one of first impression in […]
November 15, 2016

Published Appellate Decisions in Foreclosure-World

I recently had occasion to list out some of the published appellate decisions in which I was counsel.  Now seemed like as good a time as […]
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 9, 2010

Mark Stopa, clients of Stopa Law Firm to appear on NBC Nightly News

For the third time in six weeks, Florida attorney Mark Stopa will be featured in a story by the national media.  Stories of this type are always subject to […]
July 6, 2010

Mark Stopa, Stopa Law Firm clients on ABC News

In his ongoing attempt to educate homeowners about their rights, foreclosure defense attorney Mark Stopa appeared on ABC News on July 6, 2010 at 11:00 p.m. […]
July 5, 2010

The mediation process in Florida’s foreclosure lawsuits – why it’s flawed and what must be done to fix it

Foreclosure defense attorney Mark Stopa attended a hearing last week on a Motion to Dismiss before a Pinellas County judge.  The hearing was, unfortunately, like all too many […]