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 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 […]
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 8, 2010

Loan Modifications – it’s not that complicated

I am constantly befuddled at the banks’ refusal to provide loan modifications to clients and even more frustrated at the inability or unwillingness of anyone (be […]