In a recent Consent Order, GreenSky, LLC has agreed to repay or cancel $9 million in loans, pay $2.5 million in civil penalties, and work to prevent fraudulent loans. As a part of my consumer protection practice, I see more …

GreenSky, LLC has agreed to refund or cancel up to $9,000,000 in loans for allowing third parties to originate loans without their authorization. Read more »

Behind on your mortgage due to Covid-19? Are you afraid of facing foreclosure? There’s hopeful news. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has added protections for you that govern how a mortgage servicer can provide Covid-19 Mortgage Assistance. It has added …

Looking for Covid-19 Mortgage Assistance? Federal Regulations are being expanded to provide COVID-19 Loss Mitigation protections. Read more »

COVID: 1.6 million missed mortgage payments (including COVID Forbearance), Delinquency Rates have doubled. Based on recent data by Black Knight, Mortgage delinquencies surged by 1.6 million in April. This represents the largest single increase in Black Knight’s history. This number …

COVID Forbearance and Debt Relief: 1.6 million missed mortgage payments Read more »

Have you ever wondered why utility workers can access your property without your permission? Or have you ever seen two houses with a shared driveway and wondered how that works? Or wondered who owns the path that leads to public …

Zoning Disputes: Explaining Easement Rights Read more »

Do you live in a community governed by a homeowners’ association (HOA)? If so, you’ve more than likely run into a unique set of issues with your living situation – from rules and regulations that affect the usage and maintenance of the property or difficult neighbors …

How Homeowners Can Handle HOA Disputes Read more »

Have you been harassed by aggressive and inappropriate debt collectors? What you may not know is that you are protected from this type of behavior. While the Fair Debt Collections Practices Act (FDCPA) is an important law that protects consumers nationwide, the Florida Consumer …

Does the Fair Debt Collections Practices Act Apply in Florida? Read more »

What does being served in a lawsuit by PG Acquisitions Group Inc. mean? If you have been served in a lawsuit recently by PG Acquisitions Group, Inc., or have currently pending litigation with PG Acquisitions Group, you are not alone. PG Acquisitions Group is approaching $100 …

Served in a lawsuit by PG Acquisitions Group Inc.? Read more »

A tenant-landlord relationship should be simple. The landlord provides a home for the tenant to live and the tenant pays a monthly rent.  However, certain circumstances may require legal intervention, typically due to a tenant’s safety or if legal rights have been …

Tenant’s Rights: When to Hire a Lawyer to Resolve Landlord Issues Read more »

Foreclosure in Florida can be an overwhelming and complicated experience. Understanding how the process works will alleviate stress and help you move forward once the foreclosure proceedings are complete. Here we take a moment to go over how the foreclosure …

Guide to Foreclosure Proceedings in Florida Read more »