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    • 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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    • Which Liens Survive After the Florida Foreclosure Sale Of A Florida Property By The Primary Mortgage Holder And The 1-Year Rule

      In today’s blog, we will be discussing which Liens survive the Florida foreclosure sale of a Florida property by the Primary Mortgage Holder and the 1-Year rule that Subordinate Lienholders have to ...

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    • Florida Foreclosure Defense and Surplus Funds - Inheriting a Property in Foreclosure

      I am often contacted by potential clients who have inherited a property that is in pre-foreclosure or already in the foreclosure process in the court system. What do you do to protect your rights as ...

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    • Florida Foreclosure Surplus Funds: Why a Former Owner Needs a Lawyer

      I have handled hundreds of Florida foreclosure surplus cases. There has been a continuing theme from former owners that I have witnessed over the last nine years: does a former owner need to hire a ...

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    • Florida Foreclosure Defense and Surplus Funds - Inheriting a Property in Foreclosure

      I am often contacted by potential clients who have inherited a property that is in pre-foreclosure or already in the foreclosure process in the court system. What do you do to protect your rights as ...

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    • What To Do If You Are Contacted By A Third-Party Surplus Funds Recovery Company

      Recently, I’ve been getting several calls from prospective Clients seeking assistance in filing a claim for their tax deed foreclosure and/or mortgage foreclosure surplus funds. During my calls, it is ...

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    • What Is The Process In Filing A Homeowners’ Claim For Florida Foreclosure Surplus Funds?

      Today, we will be discussing the process that takes place when a former Florida Homeowner files their claim for Florida mortgage foreclosure surplus funds. First and foremost, the first step is ...

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    • Foreclosure Defense - Long-Term Solutions with a Loan Modification

      A very large part of what this law firm does, along with Foreclosure Defense and Florida Foreclosure Surplus and Tax Deed Surplus funds, is Loan Modifications. I feel this is the best long-term ...

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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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    • If You Are An Heir Of A Former Owner Who Was Supposed To Receive Florida Foreclosure Surplus Funds, Do You Need A Probate?

      We are often contacted by people who have lost a loved one and have just found out there might be some Florida Surplus Funds from a Foreclosure Sale. One question we are often asked is whether a ...

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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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    • Can A Renter File A Claim for Florida Foreclosure Surplus Funds?

      In Florida, there are certain rights and programs that are in place to protect Renters when they are the Tenants of a property that may be going through foreclosure or that has already been sold at a ...

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    • Florida Tax Deed Foreclosure Sale Surplus Funds: Which Liens Survive a Florida Tax Deed Foreclosure Sale

      Today, we will be discussing the types of Liens that survive a Tax Deed Foreclosure Sale in the state of Florida. However, you may be wondering what a Florida Tax Deed Foreclosure sale is? A Florida ...

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    • Why Former Florida Homeowners SHOULD NOT Trust Surplus Funds Recovery Companies

      If, you are reading this it is likely that you are a former Florida Homeowner who has been notified that you have Florida Surplus Funds available to you after the recent foreclosure sale of your home. ...

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  • Tax
    • How Do Surplus Companies Find Out About Your Foreclosure or Tax Deed Surplus Funds?

      We are often contacted by new clients who have found out that they have surplus funds available to them because some third-party surplus company has contacted them. The company tells the client that ...

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    • Who Can Claim A Tax Deed Surplus?

      You may be entitled to a Tax Deed Surplus, but you either don’t know it or you don’t know how to retrieve those surplus funds. The first question should be, “what is a Tax Deed Surplus?” This means ...

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    • 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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