Stopa Law Blog

July 23, 2017

Standing At Inception: First DCA Goes En Banc

A recent blog by Carlton Fields filled my Facebook feed, and I thought it time to explain what’s going on from the homeowners’ perspective. Florida’s First District […]
January 3, 2017

Three New Oral Arguments

Last month, I had three Oral Arguments in the Second District Court of Appeal. The fun issue in this first one, an issue of first impression […]
December 2, 2016

New Case Law! We Won on FHA!

In yesterday’s blog, I shared video of an Oral Argument, where I asserted HUD Regulations are a condition precedent to foreclosure of an FHA mortgage. Today, the […]
December 1, 2016

Oral Argument: HUD Regs in an FHA Mortgage

Here’s a video from a recent Oral Argument I had before Florida’s Fifth District Court of Appeal. The issue here was one of first impression in […]
November 15, 2016

Published Appellate Decisions in Foreclosure-World

I recently had occasion to list out some of the published appellate decisions in which I was counsel.  Now seemed like as good a time as […]
November 25, 2015

Thankful for Stopa Law Firm Staff

I’m thankful‬ for many things this Thanksgiving, but right now, I feel particularly grateful for the handful of staff at Stopa Law Firm who have been […]
November 25, 2015

Another OA on HUD Regs as Condition Precedent

Here’s the video of the 11-19-15 Oral Argument before the Fifth District. The issue was whether HUD Regulations in an FHA mortgage operate as a condition […]
November 23, 2015

Oral Argument: HUD Regulations as Condition Precedent

Here’s the video of my 11-17-15 Oral Argument before the Second District. We discussed two novel, cutting edge issues: (1) a foreclosing lender’s obligation to comply […]
November 16, 2015

Arguing FHA in the Appellate Courts

I have two Oral Arguments this week, one in Florida’s Second District Court of Appeal and one in the Fifth District.  The issue in both appeals […]