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Florida: Governor Scott Signs HB 87

Posted by RBowen on Jun 6, 2013 9:11:00 PM

LegislationAlert1June 7, 2013 - Florida - Governor Rick Scott signed House Bill 87 into law today, an ambitious piece of legislation designed to expedite the residential mortgage foreclosure process and ease the state’s formidable backlog.

While House Bill 87 provides novel and useful mechanisms to speed up the foreclosure process, it also imposes some additional, highly specific requirements on plaintiffs in mortgage foreclosure actions. In order to safeguard our clients’ reputational and pecuniary interests, Albertelli Law proactively researched the contours of the proposed legislation, dissecting the bill’s key provisions and assessing its practical and economic effects on our clients. We are prepared to guide you every step of the way.

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Topics: Florida, Legislation

The Florida House and Senate voted in favor of H.B...

Posted by JAlbertelli on May 16, 2013 1:05:00 PM

LegislationAlert1The Florida House and Senate voted in favor of H.B. 87 on Monday, and the bill will now go to the desk of Gov. Rick Scott. The legislation is intended to streamline and expedite the legal process for foreclosures in Florida.

The Firm has taken immediate steps to protect our clients' interests with extensive research of the bill and potential impact on all Florida foreclosure cases. Mortgage defense attorneys are attempting to rally support for a Gubernatorial veto of the bill. If the governor does not take action within fifteen days of the approval date, the bill will become law.

H.B. 87 Legislation Highlights:

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Topics: Florida, Legislation, News


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