Need foreclosure help? The choice of a foreclosure lawyer is one of the most important decisions you can make early on in the process. A good foreclosure attorney is essential in guiding you through foreclosure defense in a way that’s efficient and protects your interests. Most people who are considering their foreclosure options are “first [..]
Use Bankruptcy When Facing a Foreclosure in Miami, Florida Stopping foreclosure means teaming up with an effective, knowledgeable legal team. With the right legal help, many foreclosure options are available to you even if you are severely behind in your payments. These can include things like loan modification, mediation, and more. Bankruptcy is always considered [..]
Foreclosure is a slow process, and banks can take anywhere from a few months to a year or more to auction off your home. In Florida (specifically Miami-Dade, Broward, & West Palm Beach), depending on the court schedule, it usually takes approximately 180-200 days to effectuate an uncontested foreclosure. This process may be delayed if [..]
If you are a Florida resident contemplating either a Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy, there is a lot to consider before making your decision. Having trusted professionals, like those at First Legal, as your sources for advice can be invaluable as you review your finances to determine whether or not this is the right [..]
Congratulations on taking the first big step toward a new and better financial life! Bankruptcy is designed to give those in need a second wind – an ability to discharge the worst debts holding them back so they can regain control of their finances overall. Filing for bankruptcy is just the beginning of this financial process. [..]
Bankruptcy is serious stuff, and complex too. A debtor deciding whether or not to declare bankruptcy likely has some idea of the benefits and probably knows a bit about the riskier factors. Filing will affect your future credit, and your purchasing options. It can however, improve your short-term quality of life considerably by freeing you [..]
If you’re the owner of rental property in Dade, Broward or West Palm Beach County who is facing the threat of foreclosure, there are issues unique to investors, that a lawyer practiced in loan modification law can help you to become aware of. Furthermore a qualified loan modification attorney can assist you in making your [..]
Business contracts are essential. By defining rights and responsibilities, a contract can stop a business dispute before it starts. However, sometimes a business dispute with a partner, vendor, or other party can happen despite a contract. In other cases, there may be no formal written agreement between the parties. If your trust has been breached, it’s natural to pursue a strong response. That [..]
Would you like to adjust the terms of your loan to be more favorable to you? Many people believe that once they have taken out a loan, that’s it – they have no opportunity to change it again. No matter what size of loan you have, however, this doesn’t have to be the case. The [..]
A homeowners association, or HOA, is an organization responsible for maintaining common areas in a planned development. HOA assessments are collected from all residents on a monthly , quarterly or annual basis to cover maintenance expenses. Before move-in, residents must sign Covenants, Conditions, and Restrictions (CC&Rs), formal documentation of rights and responsibilities. In many cases, these CC&Rs give [..]
“I contacted them because I was having difficulty paying my mortgage every month. My attorney and his team took as much time as I needed to answer all of my questions until I felt comfortable knowing what would be done to help me stop my foreclosure. They fought with the bank in court and negotiated for a lower mortgage payment. I get to keep my home thanks to them.” – Marsha Williams.
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