Florida Supreme Court Says it is Powerless to Freeze State Foreclosures – I Disagree and Offer a Solution

This just in from the Palm Beach Post… By Kimberly Miller Palm Beach Post Staff Writer Florida Supreme Court powerless to freeze state foreclosures Excerpts from the report… The Florida Supreme Court says it has no authority to freeze foreclosure proceedings as was requested by U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson in light of state investigations into … Continue reading

Florida Supreme Court Letter to Rep Alan Grayson RE Foreclosure Freeze – We are Powerless

Florida Supreme Court Letter to Rep Alan Grayson RE Foreclosure Freeze I disagree and offer a solution… LINK – Florida Supreme Court Says it is Powerless to Freeze State Foreclosures – I Disagree and Offer a Solution 4closureFraud.org

Is Justice Dead? Attorney Mark Stopa – Final Judgment of Foreclosure – Without a Hearing!

This comes in from Mark Stopa, you can check out his site here… Final Judgment of Foreclosure – Without a Hearing! I’ve had a lot of wild experiences in foreclosure cases, but this one might take the cake. … On September 2, 2010, I attended a hearing before Judge David Demers in Pinellas County Case No. … Continue reading

Um, Excuse Me Your Honor, I, We, You, Screwed Up – Shapiro Fishman Foreclosure Mill: Confession of Error to the 4th DCA

Now this is interesting… (See Docs below) And here is some commentary by James M… This is a small victory in this case, but not in the overall foreclosure war. The enemy has run away to fight again another day. By admitting the lower court made an error, the Appellee/Plaintiff (foreclosure mill) is attempting to … Continue reading

FLORIDA COURTS OUT OF CONTROL: SUMMARY JUDGMENT ENTERED IN MIAMI-DADE COUNTY WITHOUT A HEARING; “HALLWAY HEARINGS” IN BROWARD COUNTY; AND “MAGISTRATE REFERENCES” WITHOUT CONSENT IN LEE COUNTY; DUE PROCESS BEING THROWN OUT THE WINDOW

Certain circuit courts in Florida are overreacting and improperly reacting to the flood of foreclosure lawsuits filed by the foreclosure mills, and are enacting local court procedures which violate due process, ignore the Florida Rules of Civil Procedure, and are resulting in more improper foreclosures in favor of “lenders”, servicers, and securitized trustee banks. Although … Continue reading

Smith Hiat & Diaz, HSBC v Defreitas – The $49,000 Contempt of Court Order on Foreclosure Mill

This just in from Matthew Weidner… THE $49,000 ORDER IMPOSING SANCTION ON FORECLOSURE MILL I cannot count the number of times I’ve shown up for hearings only to have the foreclosure mill either cancel the hearing or just not show up.  Often times they fail to notice me at all, but I’ve addressed most of … Continue reading

Smith Hiat & Diaz – Judge Fines Major Legal Firm for Foreclosure Conduct

Wait till you all see this transcript… One of our colleagues actually hired a court reporter for this hearing… As soon as we get it we will put it up… But for now, this comes in from the Herald Tribune… Judge Fines Major Legal Firm for Foreclosure Conduct By Todd Ruger Excerpts from the report… … Continue reading

OUCH! Judge Dunnigan Just Fined Smith Hiatt & Diaz $49,000 to be paid in 4 days and if not then add $7,000 per day

Remember that pesky little Order to Show Cause from last week? LINK – Smith Hiatt Diaz and HSBC – Order to Show Cause Why Plaintiff and Plaintiff’s Attorneys Should Not be Held in Contempt and Sanctioned For failure to appear again and again and again and again and again… Well, word on the street is the … Continue reading

Smith Hiatt Diaz and HSBC – Order to Show Cause Why Plaintiff and Plaintiff’s Attorneys Should Not be Held in Contempt and Sanctioned

“FAILURE TO APPEAR AT THE ABOVE HEARING SHALL BE GROUNDS FOR CONTEMPT AND FOR SANCTIONS TO INCLUDE FINES, COSTS, ATTORNEYS FEES, DISMISSAL AND/OR INCARCERATION AS DEEMED APPROPRIATE.” DONE AND ORDERED Janette Dunnigan, Chief Judge For failure to appear again and again and again and again and again… ~ 4closureFraud.org ~ Order to Show Cause Why … Continue reading

OUTRAGEOUS! Foreclosure Rocket Docket Judge Entering Final Judgments Against Homeowners BEFORE Hearings

Talk about being GUILTY until proven innocent… This has to be one the the most egregious things I have heard throughout this foreclosure crisis and the theft of Americas Homes. It’s one thing for the banks and Foreclosure Mills to game the system with fake, forged documents and unfair and deceptive business practices, but now … Continue reading

FL 1st DCA – Summary Judgment REVERSED – The Record Contains NO Evidence of Any Assignment or Comparable Transaction

EVIE KONTOS, Appellant, v. AMERICAN HOME MORTGAGE SERVICING, INC., Appellee. _____________________________/ Opinion filed August 10, 2010. An appeal from the Circuit Court for Walton County. Kelvin C. Wells, Judge. Matthew W. Burns, Destin, for Appellant. Katherine E. Giddings and Nancy M. Wallace of Akerman Senterfitt, Tallahassee, and William P. Heller, Akerman Senterfitt, Fort Lauderdale, for … Continue reading

Florida 5th DCA – Summary Judgment Reversed – Motion Constituted an Abuse of Discretion – Stephanie J. Crown v Chase Home Finance

This is why more need to fight, more need to retain attorneys and more need to appeal the “Abusive” decisions coming from the circuit courts… IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF APPEAL OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA FIFTH DISTRICT JULY TERM 2010 STEPHANIE J. CROWN AND JOHN J. CROWN, Appellants, v. CHASE HOME FINANCE, Appellee. Case … Continue reading

An Inside Look into Palm Beach County’s Rocket Docket Slaughter House

Below is just a small sample (102 pages) of the foreclosure cases heading for Summary Judgment next month. At rough count, it appears there are thousands of cases that are going to be disposed of in the next 30 days… A few major concerns here… Hundreds of cases are listed as “Case style not available … Continue reading

Palm Beach County Clerk of Courts – Critical Info RE Foreclosure Dockets and Summary Judgments

From the Hamlet… Posted by L Critical Information for Palm Beach County Active Foreclosure Cases I learned today that one can check the online scheduling calendar for Palm Beach County, Florida in order to check if a hearing is scheduled for a particular case by entering the case number. I URGE everyone with a foreclosure … Continue reading

Linda Green – Can’t Get No Satisfaction

Can’t Get No Satisfaction Posted by L on July 22, 2010 at 9:30pm Send Message View L’s blog I can’t get no satisfaction, I can’t get no satisfaction. ‘Cause I try and I try and I try and I try. I can’t get no, I can’t get no. When I’m ridin’ round the world and … Continue reading