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Chapter 7 Lien

Chapter 7 Lien Stripping Approved by Broward, Dade, and (now) Palm Beach County Judges

Attorney Emil Fleysher recently obtained one of the first Chapter 7 Lien Strip Orders in Palm Beach County. Chapter 7 Lien Strip Orders: What Happened? Following the watershed case of in re: McNeal, in which the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that fully unsecured 2nd mortgages, Home Equity Loan Liens, and other junior mortgages may be discharged. And, maybe stripped off in Chapter 7 Bankruptcy; many debtors’ attorneys were

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Florida Court Says Foreclosure Law Firms Can’t Charge for Serving “Unknowns”

A foreclosure law firm violated state law. They did this by charging homeowners for summonses served on “John and Jane Doe”. And, other unknown parties who may have claims on the property. In fact, it is common practice for a law firm to serve foreclosure paperwork on homeowners; as well as separate summonses for “unknown tenant,” or “unknown spouse”. This is even if the borrower is single and is not

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Miami Home Prices Are Up 11.3% in 2012

Home prices in the Miami area rose 11.3 percent in August from a year earlier; beating a national average gain of 4.6 percent. Excluding distressed sales, home prices in the Greater Miami area, including Miami, Miami Beach, and Kendall, rose 9.9 percent in August from a year earlier. Miami area prices went up 0.1 percent in August from July. Florida prices rose 6.9 percent statewide in August from a year

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