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Florida Judge Invokes Classic Movie in Bank Beat Down

A Florida appeals court judge invoked the classic Christmas movie It’s a Wonderful Life in a foreclosure ruling this week that sent the bank packing. In the two-page judgment issued Wednesday, 4th District Court of Appeal Judge Robert Gross says in It’s a Wonderful Life, George Bailey makes loans to his neighbors in Bedford Falls.


‘Homeowner Help’ – Seminar Available To Public Oct. 23

By Kristen M. Clark Palm Beach Post Staff Writer LAKE WORTH — Residents are invited to a free seminar Oct. 23 to learn about how modifying their mortgage can help lead to more manageable monthly payments. “Secrets to a Successful Loan Modification” is part of an ongoing “Homeowner Help” series sponsored by the law firm Korte & Wortman, P.A. The seminar is scheduled for 6:30-8 p.m. at Wellington Commons, formerly The Crexent, 8461 Lake Worth Road in suburban Lake Worth. Space is limited. Call to 561-544-7204 to RSVP.

Many Factors Considered in Lien Foreclosure

Question: When should a homeowners or condo association foreclose on its lien for outstanding assessments?
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Korte & Wortman supports Seagull Services with Strikes

Korte & Wortman P.A.  came out in force to support Seagull Services at the agency’s second annual Strikes for Seagull bowling event. Attorneys, staff, and family members participated in the event at Greenacres Bowl to raise money for Seagull Services, which provides services to individuals with disabilities, including, housing, vocational skills, case coordination and management, transportation, education, training and job placement. Proceeds from the event will go toward Seagull’s school enrichment activities, summer camp, and the school-to-work transition program. “Seagull Services does some wonderful things for people in this community, and we had a great time...

2014 Mortgage Rules Could Provide Recourse Against The Modification Run-Around And Dual-Tracking

A law that took effect in January will open the door for thousands of people to be able to seek recourse against their mortgage lenders and loan servicing companies whose tactics made it difficult or impossible to work through modifications or defend themselves against foreclosure. The Dodd- Frank Act was signed into law in 2010 but significant portions that change how mortgage lenders and servicers do business has become effective just this year.  The rules are designed to protect homebuyers from risky mortgages and shady mortgage practices.  Anyone wrestling today with a lender or loan servicer may be able to sue for damages. The changes require lenders to provide the borrowers...
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