Month: December 2012

Florida Foreclosure Process – Motions for More Definite Statements

What is a Motion for More Definite Statement and When Can it Appear in the Florida Foreclosure Process? A motion for more definite statement can sometimes be utilized as an initial response to a foreclosure complaint.  As discussed in our previous blog post regarding initial foreclosure responses in the Foreclosure process in Florida, there are …

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Foreclosure Process in Florida – Paralegals’ Role

What is the Role of Paralegals in the Florida Foreclosure Process? Paralegals can be a valuable asset to any law firm, providing litigation support to attorneys in a number of different ways. This assistance can range from something as minor as scheduling and coordinating hearings all the way to drafting substantive legal arguments.  Unfortunately, paralegals …

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Florida Foreclosure Process – Initial Foreclosure Defense Responses

What is the First Step for Florida Foreclosure Attorneys to Assert Foreclosure Defenses? Before examining your substantive defenses to foreclosure, your attorney should discuss with you the various defenses that have emerged in the pre-foreclosure process.  These include deficiencies in notices of acceleration, problems with service of your lawsuit, and errors in pre-foreclosure debt collection …

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Florida Foreclosure Process – Notices of Acceleration and Foreclosure Defense

What is a Notice of Acceleration and When Does It Appear in the Florida Foreclosure Process? During the pre-litigation period, before a bank or servicer has filed a lawsuit, borrowers may receive a notice of acceleration.  The notice usually sets forth the amount owed under the note, the fact that the bank is immediately demanding …

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