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Florida Foreclosure Law
In the State of Florida, you only have twenty (20) days to respond to a pre-foreclosure complaint. It is critical to meet with a knowledgeable foreclosure defense lawyer to discuss the legal options available to you.
Foreclosure is an action by the bank to take back your property. You have the right to fight that action. The bank’s foreclosure lawyers must take specific steps in order to have the right to foreclose. In most cases, the court will take between 5 to 10 months to enter a final order in a foreclosure action. This time allows you or your foreclosure attorney to take action to save your home.
Additionally, almost all mortgages in the state of Florida give you or your defense attorney the right of ”reinstatement.” This means at any time during the foreclosure litigation if the borrower comes up with the money for the late payments or can make a deal with the bank, the bank then legally must dismiss the foreclosure action.
Most people feel overwhelmed when they get sued for foreclosure–they move out of the house or sign the house over, not knowing that by hiring an attorney and fighting this action it is very possible to save their home, without filing bankruptcy.
At Korte & Wortman, PA, we take foreclosure defense cases very seriously. We understand that nothing is more debilitating to a family than losing their home. It is by far most families’ biggest asset and the one that provides the most stability.
We take immediate action, striving to avoid foreclosure and save your home.
We will appear in court for YOU
Our lawyers understand what it takes to defend a foreclosure action in court. You can let the legal system work for you in the foreclosure. The bank’s lawyers know the easy victory is from those homeowners who do not defend themselves.
US Foreclosure Rates Surge
10% of all mortgages are now in foreclosure in America.
What this means for you
Mortgage companies are even more eager and willing to work with us because they are being overwhelmed with Mortgage Foreclosures. We know the FL foreclosure process inside and out. Banks are eager to work with us because we make their jobs easier. We know what forms they require to stop foreclosure. Our documents are standardized to comply with the format used by each Mortgage lender, which makes our correspondence with them seamless. In return, the mortgage companies appreciate our expertise and negotiations run smoothly.
Our South Florida firm is one of the few in the state that handles foreclosure defense cases.
Click here to contact the Law Office of Korte & Wortman, PA, for foreclosure prevention throughout the State of Florida. We can help YOU!