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Credit Card Lawsuit in Florida – Fighting back against Junk Debt Buyers

Junk debt buyers like Midland Funding, Portfolio Recovery Associates, Cavalry SPV, CACH, LLC continue to sue Florida consumers for debts they did not originate every day. For many consumers, their credit card lawsuit goes undefended. In a recent study by

Posted in CACH LLC, Credit Card Lawsuit Defense, Midland Funding LLC, Portfolio Recovery Associates

National Collegiate Student Loan Trust Lawsuits in Florida – Are there defenses?

National Collegiate Student Loan Trust lawsuits are continuing to hamper consumers in Florida. Many ask, is there any relief? One incredible result of the ‘great recession’ was a raise in student loan debt and an inability of consumers to pay.

Posted in Debt Collection, Student Loan Default

Lis Pendens and Foreclosure is further explained by Florida Courts

A recent Florida court decision cast a shadow on the lis pendens. Now, the 4th DCA has tried to fix its past decision. In its recent decision in Ober v. Town of Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, the Florida appellate court is trying to correct an

Posted in Foreclosure Defense, Law Update

Frontier Communication Billing Issue – Can you sue?

Verizon Fios has become Frontier Communication, and it’s causing consumers a lot of headaches. For years, Verizon Fios was a service that Floridians relied on every day for their internet, television, and telephone. Recently, a new company purchased this service

Posted in Consumer Protection, Frontier Communications

Why do you need a property inspection when buying a new home?

Recently, I was posed a question from a blogger over at realtor.com where they were looking for a real estate attorney to talk about home inspections gone wrong and how to mitigate risk. It’s an important issue and, while they were asking about

Posted in Real Estate, Real Estate Attorney

Setting Aside a Default Judgment on the Day of Trial

Today, I was able to overcome a Motion for Default on the day of trial With some exceptions, a Motion for Default, and a subsequent default, can be a death knell for a Civil Case in Florida. Brought pursuant to

Posted in Default Judgement, Default Judgment

Served in a lawsuit by Dyck O’Neal Inc.?

Dyck O’Neal Inc. served me in a lawsuit, what does this mean? If you have been served in a lawsuit recently by Dyck O’neal Inc., or have current pending litigation with Dyck O’Neal, you are not alone. They are a

Posted in Deficiency Judgment, Dyck O'neal Inc, Foreclosure Defense, Post Judgment Collection Tagged with:

Featured on WHDT World News Segment – Foreclosure Fraud

Tonight I was featured on WHDT World News discussing foreclosure fraud. They’ve been kind enough to make the segment available on YouTube, so here it is:

Posted in A Good Day

Florida Opts out of Federal Foreclosure Relief Funds

Despite a Massive “Foreclosure Crisis” – Florida has elected to not take federal foreclosure funds to further fix the Foreclosure Situation In a story that broke over the weekend, the state of Florida elected to not apply for federal foreclosure

Posted in Federal Foreclosure Defense, Federal Foreclosure Funding, Foreclosure Alternatives

Attorney Bryant Dunivan Quoted in Tampa Bay Times Article on Debt Collection

I wanted to pass this on to readers of the blog here. I was fortunate enough to be asked my opinion on some egregious debt collection activities being taken by an original creditor: “Consumer advocates said they were uncertain if

Posted in A Good Day, Debt Collection, fair debt collection practices act, florida consumer collection practices act

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