• 60 days to claim Florida Foreclosure Surplus Funds

      What happens if a foreclosure surplus claim is made before, or after the 60-day time frame? Click here to watch and find out!

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    • Trademarks: What Are They & How to Legally Protect Them

      A trademark is a unique sign that identifies certain goods or services by a specific person or provider. Certain things like the Nike Swoosh, the LV on Louis Vuitton merchandise and the famous ...

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    • Do I Need an Estate Plan?

      Having an estate plan in place is critical to ensuring what will happen to your estate—your assets, property—and how your family will be taken care of when you pass away. You no doubt are interested ...

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    • Haynes Law Group announces firm updates, job opening

      The Orlando law firm of Haynes Law Group is pleased to announce the following: -Our facilities have been expanded and includes a luxurious lounge for clients to relax in while filling out paperwork or ...

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    • Deathbed Marriages

      Florida is a popular retirement destination because of its warm climate, advantageous asset protection laws, and the affordable cost of living. However, this influx of retired residents has resulted ...

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    • CUSTODY MODIFICATIONS IN FLORIDA

      In Florida, the suggestive labels of "primary parent" and "secondary parent" have been abolished with the hope that custody battles and power struggles over who wins the title of "primary parent" ...

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    • WHAT IS A SURPLUS RECOVERY AGENT? WHY YOU SHOULD NEVER HIRE ONE!

      We are often contacted by people who have a Foreclosure Surplus or Tax Deed Surplus and have already been contacted by a Surplus Recovery Agent. But who are these people who are contacting you who ...

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    • What is a Subordinate Lienholder?

      If your home was sold in a Foreclosure sale or Tax Deed sale, there may be a surplus. This means that after the first lienholder has been paid, there is money left over that may belong to you. The ...

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    • What is the Best Form to File for a Former Owner to Claim Florida Foreclosure Surplus Funds?

      This is a question I am required to answer quite frequently. In every single Florida foreclosure surplus funds case, the clerk of court may inform the former owner to fill out a single page form the ...

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    • Florida's Top Foreclosure Surplus Funds Recovery Lawyer's Tip of The Week

      Collecting surplus funds in Florida can be tricky at times. Each county in Florida has different procedures on how foreclosure surplus funds are processed. For instance, some counties disburse funds ...

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    • The Law of Florida Foreclosure Surplus Funds Update: September 25, 2019

      As many are aware, Florida Statute 45.032 and Florida Statue 45.033 were ratified to extend the time frame for a subordinate lien holder to claim surplus funds. This time frame was extended from 60 ...

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    • Why do I Need to Hire a Foreclosure Surplus Lawyer?

      In order for a former owner to claim foreclosure surplus funds in Florida, it is an extremely wise decision to hire an attorney. Not just any attorney, but specifically an experienced and skilled ...

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    • Loan Modification Post Hurricane Irma Forbearance

      Since Hurricane Irma hit Florida in September of 2017, many homeowners were called by their lenders and asked if they would like to be put on a “forbearance”. Essentially, a forbearance can ...

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    • 3 Reasons Why You Should Consider Modifying Your Mortgage

      Times are tough for many Floridians. With a practice focused on foreclosure defense, I often have people coming into my office describing how difficult their situation is, and how they have fallen ...

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    • The Three Keys of a Successful Orlando Loan Modification Lawyer: First Key

      First Key: Communication is King I give quite a few consultations regarding retention options. Most of the time, the only viable option available to homeowners is to apply for a loan modification . ...

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    • Who Gets the Life Insurance?

      A question I get all the time is “who gets the life insurance in my Florida probate case?” The answer is not always so clear. For example, if you are not named as the primary beneficiary on a life ...

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    • What is Probate and Why Should I Avoid It?

      Formal Probate in Florida is a judicial process to transfer assets after a death to the heirs of the estate. The circuit court will appoint a personal representative and issue legal authority to ...

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    • 3 Keys to Stress Free Probate

      Dealing with the loss of a loved one is already a stressful and grief-stricken process. It is often made worse when the family realizes that they are going to need to go through the judicial probate ...

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    • Florida's Top Foreclosure Surplus Funds Recovery Lawyer's Tip of The Week

      Collecting surplus funds in Florida can be tricky at times. Each county in Florida has different procedures on how foreclosure surplus funds are processed. For instance, some counties disburse funds ...

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    • WHAT IS A SURPLUS RECOVERY AGENT? WHY YOU SHOULD NEVER HIRE ONE!

      We are often contacted by people who have a Foreclosure Surplus or Tax Deed Surplus and have already been contacted by a Surplus Recovery Agent. But who are these people who are contacting you who ...

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    • Florida Unclaimed Surplus Funds

      If you have ever wondered what happens to unclaimed surplus funds from either a Tax Deed Sale of property or from a Foreclosure Sale of property, the Florida Statutes have laid out specific rules and ...

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  • Tax
    • Florida Tax Deed Sales Surplus Statutes and What You Need to Know

      Many questions arise when it comes to a Tax Deed sale of a home. If your home or the home of a deceased family member has been sold at a Tax Deed Sale, you may be entitled to surplus funds from that ...

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    • Florida Foreclosure Tax Deed Surplus Funds: How to Beat a Lien Holder and Collect your Money!

      We have handled dozens of tax deed surplus cases. The law is pretty clear. A lien holder is entitled to surplus funds before the former owner. Yet, how is it that we have been able to, legally, ...

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