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The Current State of the Paragraph 22 Defense in Florida

For years, homeowners defending mortgage foreclosure actions have raised what is commonly referred to as the paragraph 22 notice defense. They have asserted as an affirmative defense to mortgage foreclosure actions that their mortgage has certain very specific notice requirements that the lender must give prior to accelerating the amounts due under the mortgage. Homeowners and their defense attorneys previously argued that the lender must strictly comply with these requirements. ...

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Developments in FL Foreclosure Law: Bank Acceleration Notices & Paragraph 22

DeWitt Law Review is live every Sunday at 10am on WDBO 96.5FM. This week’s topic: Recent Developments in Florida Foreclosure Law. Sherri DeWitt discusses the recent changes and updates to Florida foreclosure law, specifically as it relates to Paragraph 22. ...

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How Do Tax Deed Sales in Florida Work? What Liens Survive?

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A tax deed sale is the sale of property for past due real estate taxes and fees associated with the sale. Each year, real estate taxes are to be paid by a predetermined date to avoid becoming delinquent. Once delinquent, the Tax Collector holds an auction to pay off the taxes. This auction is referred to as a Tax Certificate Sale...

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Homebuyer claims diet pills caused auction mistake

Florida Attorney Moses DeWitt

South Orange County resident Mary McKaig said she had been confused after taking "judgment-altering" weight-loss medication for the first time and mistakenly bid more than $100,000 at a Feb. 19 public auction for a house that — unbeknownst to her — was saddled with more than $400,000 of debt, according to court documents filed by her attorney. Immediately after submitting the top auction bid through the Orange County court auction process, McKaig realized she made a mistake, according to the court records. She hired an attorney to try to undo what she had just done. McKaig and her husband "basically dumped $100,000...

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