• Collecting Tax Deed Surplus as Inheritance in Florida Probate

      When a tax deed sale occurs in Florida, and a property is sold for more than what is owed in taxes, a surplus of funds remains available for the former owner to claim. However, this process becomes ...

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    • What Should I Do If My Life Insurance Claim is Denied?

      After you suffer the loss of a spouse, parent, or loved one, the last thing you should worry about is a denied life insurance claim. While dealing with the emotional difficulty that comes with loss, ...

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    • Will v. Trust: What is the Difference?

      Setting up an estate plan creates a roadmap for what happens to your estate assets and liabilities when you are gone. Two popular estate-planning options are wills and trusts . Both can be crucial ...

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    • CUSTODY MODIFICATIONS IN FLORIDA

      In Florida, the suggestive labels of "primary parent" and "secondary parent" have been abolished with the hope that custody battles and power struggles over who wins the title of "primary parent" ...

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    • Florida Foreclosure Tax Deed Surplus Funds: How to Beat a Lien Holder and Collect your Money!

      We have handled dozens of tax deed surplus cases. The law is pretty clear. A lien holder is entitled to surplus funds before the former owner. Yet, how is it that we have been able to, legally, ...

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    • Why Homeowners Should Hire a Florida Foreclosure Surplus Lawyer

      Recently, I was contacted by a former homeowner that had a foreclosure surplus case in Pinellas County. She was extremely informed as I could tell she had researched Florida Statute 45.031 and 45.032 ...

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    • Major Change to Florida Tax Deed Surplus Funds Law: The 120 Day Mandatory Timeline

      In Saulnier v. Bank of America , 187 So.3d 854 (Fla. 4 th DCA 2015) the Court held that Florida Administrative Code Rule 12D-13.065 did not stand for having to file a claim within 90 days of the ...

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    • Florida Foreclosure surplus funds: Do not Assign Away Your Foreclosure Surplus Funds to a Surplus Recovery Company!

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    • True Story: How an Owner Lost over $120,000 in Florida Foreclosure Surplus Funds

      I was recently called by a former homeowner in Miami Dade County. He was extremely frantic as he told me there was over $120,000.00 in surplus funds that he wanted to collect. I looked into his case ...

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    • Why you Should Never Hire or Assign Away your Rights to a Foreclosure Surplus Recovery Company

      I haven’t blogged on this topic in quite some time, but with some of the recent cases I have seen I figured it was time. People of Florida, DO NOT assign away your rights to collect surplus funds. ...

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    • Loan Modification Post Hurricane Irma Forbearance

      Since Hurricane Irma hit Florida in September of 2017, many homeowners were called by their lenders and asked if they would like to be put on a “forbearance”. Essentially, a forbearance can ...

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    • 3 Reasons Why You Should Consider Modifying Your Mortgage

      Times are tough for many Floridians. With a practice focused on foreclosure defense, I often have people coming into my office describing how difficult their situation is, and how they have fallen ...

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    • The Three Keys of a Successful Orlando Loan Modification Lawyer: First Key

      First Key: Communication is King I give quite a few consultations regarding retention options. Most of the time, the only viable option available to homeowners is to apply for a loan modification . ...

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    • Collecting Tax Deed Surplus as Inheritance in Florida Probate

      When a tax deed sale occurs in Florida, and a property is sold for more than what is owed in taxes, a surplus of funds remains available for the former owner to claim. However, this process becomes ...

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    • Estate Representatives in Probate Cases Can Claim a 3% Commission

      Being selected as the estate administrator for a decedent’s estate entering probate can be a challenging prospect. There are plenty of nuances regarding wills and trusts , estate planning , and so ...

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    • What are the Usual Fees & Costs of Probate?

      Probate is the necessary legal process that begins after a person’s death in order to review their estate plan and will for discrepancies and instructions. By the time probate is concluded, remaining ...

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    • Florida Foreclosure Tax Deed Surplus Funds: How to Beat a Lien Holder and Collect your Money!

      We have handled dozens of tax deed surplus cases. The law is pretty clear. A lien holder is entitled to surplus funds before the former owner. Yet, how is it that we have been able to, legally, ...

      Read More