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Foreclosure defense is when you help someone keep their home when the bank or the homeowner’s association is trying to take your home away for not paying your mortgage or your dues. The law allows a bank or homeowners association to try to take your home by filing a lawsuit against you for failing to pay your mortgage payments and in the case of the homeowner’s association failing to pay your dues.
The case will be brought before a judge, a jury will not be involved in foreclosure civil litigation. Your attorney will be able to make arguments in your defense on your behalf while providing the strongest defense possible based on what is alleged by the bank, lender, or homeowner’s association.
Common foreclosure defense strategies include investigating and determining if the bank has not followed all its required conditions and responsibilities under the State and Federal law. It is not uncommon for banks to not follow all required state and Federal law pertaining to mortgages.
If you are facing a potential foreclosure, you will be best served with an attorney that is well versed and experienced and foreclosure law and representing those who must defend themselves against potential foreclosure civil litigation. Experienced a legal counsel will know what the banks are looking for, with the judges looking for, and strategies to best serve your interest to help you keep your home.
Michael S. Brown, Esquire has been an attorney in the Orlando area for over 13 years. He was a prosecutor for over 5 years with the State Attorney’s Office in Orange and Osceola County. There, he handled misdemeanor cases, juvenile cases, felony cases, felony violations of probation, and litigated over 20 jury trials.
Mr. Brown left the State Attorney’s Office to become a civil litigator in the areas of foreclosure, breaches of contract, and insurance defense. He has practiced in Courts throughout the State.
Mr. Brown is admitted to practice in every Court in the State of Florida. He is a member of the Florida Bar and all 3 federal courts in Florida.
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