Samantha Joseph

Miami Developer in Hot Seat Over Low-Income Housing Fraud

Samantha Joseph

Prosecutors are cracking down on fraud among developers using government credits to fund low-income housing ventures.

Fourth DCA Ruling Clarifies Statutes for Foreclosing on Municipal Liens

Samantha Joseph

New case law clarifies the statute of limitations for foreclosure of municipal liens on real estate.

Appellate Court Allows Foreclosure of Equitable Lien on Homestead

Samantha Joseph

The issue of foreclosing on equitable liens on homesteads to prevent unjust enrichment takes center stage in a case of siblings battling over their dead parents' real estate.

Issues Dividing the Fourth DCA

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Judgment Against Mortgage Company for Defrauding Clients Overturned

Samantha Joseph

An $8.3 million judgment against Margate-based mortgage company Outreach Housing LLC for allegedly defrauding clients facing foreclosure after the housing market collapse has been overturned.

Attorney's Stumble Into Law Is Just His First Stroke of Luck

Samantha Joseph

Michael Hyman, a pioneer in condo association representation, spent two decades battling developers over the fine print in 99-year recreational leases.

Real Estate Finance Company Embroiled in Lawsuit Lauds Denial of Class Certification

Samantha Joseph

A specialty finance company is hailing a federal judge's denial of class certification in a lawsuit against it as a victory for condo and homeowners' associations looking to have new buyers cover delinquent assessments.

Judge Finds Brokerage Unfairly Cut Out of Multimillion-Dollar Key West Deal

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Miami-Dade Circuit Court Judge Eric Hendon found it "incredulous" that the buyer and seller of a $39 million property "forgot" the real estate brokerage that introduced the deal.

'Keeping It Simple' Led to Quick $44M Verdict for Investors Suing Mortgage Banker

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Plaintiffs attorneys describe the strategy behind a nearly $44 million verdict for former Miami Dolphins quarterback Dan Marino and other prominent investors against Wachovia Mortgage Corp.

Jury Sides With Big Name Investors in Case Against Wachovia

Samantha Joseph

A Fort Lauderdale jury has returned a nearly $44 million verdict for former Miami Dolphins quarterback Dan Marino and a group of prominent investors who accused Wachovia Mortgage Corp. of costing them millions on a failed real estate project.

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