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Roberto Mauricio Vazquez

Orlando Litigation Lawyer.

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  1. I just got notice of foreclosure, do I loose my voting rights with the condominium association?

    Answered over 2 years ago.

    1. Roberto Mauricio Vazquez
    2. Jacqueline Alicia Salcines
    3. Jared Michael Graw
    4. Barbara Billiot Stage
    5. Margery Ellen Golant
    5 lawyer answers

    So long as you stay current with your COA fees the foreclosure should not have an affect on your voting rights. However, as stated above, it would behove you review your associations covenants/bylaws. If you don't already have a copy you should be able to find them on your county's public records website. You should also consult with a foreclosure defense attorney within 20 days of having been served. Filing your own response before speaking with an attorney may waive critical defenses to...

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  2. WHAT IS THE TIME LIMIT TO ANSWER A DENIAL OF A MOTION TO QUASH SERVICE IN FLORIDA?

    Answered over 2 years ago.

    1. Roberto Mauricio Vazquez
    2. Clifford M. Miller
    3. Chris Matthew Limberopoulos
    4. David Bradley Dohner
    5. Michael T Millar
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    Florida Rule of Civil Procedure 1.530 allows you to file a motion for rehearing within 10 days of the date that the court issues an order.

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  3. Landlord doesn't want fix termites problems and things for day one walk thru

    Answered over 2 years ago.

    1. Roberto Mauricio Vazquez
    2. Jimmy Allen Davis
    2 lawyer answers

    Florida Law is very specific as to what Landlords are responsible for in maintaining the premises. However, you need to first look at your lease and see if it varies from what I am about to tell you. In the event that the lease says different, it will control. The Statute that applies states that the landlord is generally responsible for the extermination of wood-destroying organisms and when vacation of the premises is required for such extermination, the landlord shall abate the rent. The...

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  4. Evict without a lease not for non-payment of rent

    Answered almost 2 years ago.

    1. Roberto Mauricio Vazquez
    2. Carol Lynne Zimmerly
    3. James Richard Young III
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    Based upon the facts you have provided, it seems like you have an oral lease with the tenant. Since he is paying rent monthly, that makes him a month-to-month tenant. Florida Statute 83.57 requires that you provide a month-to-month tenant with at least 15 days notice, prior to the end of the rental period, before terminating the lease. If he fails to vacate after proper notice, you will have to file the eviction with the courts to get him out. Best of luck.

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  5. In a hearing, Can a lawyer introduce a document as evidence that was not previously included in any pleading?

    Answered over 2 years ago.

    1. Roberto Mauricio Vazquez
    2. John B. Reilly
    3. Guy Irvin Wade III
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    It is permissible for a party to bring case in support of their position with them to a hearing. Although, the case law is not necessarily introduced as "evidence.". It would be a different story if they were trying to introduce some sort of substantive evidence at the hearing, which had not previously been provided to you i.e. a notice of acceleration, assignment, etc. Rule 1.130 of the Florida Rules of Civil Procedure covers what needs to be attached to the pleadings.

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  6. We were just served with attorney papers from our home lender and were told we have 20 days to contact them, what can we do?

    Answered 10 months ago.

    1. Roberto Mauricio Vazquez
    2. Stephen Andrew Mosca
    3. Marshall C Deason Jr.
    4. Jacqueline Alicia Salcines
    4 lawyer answers

    First and foremost, reach out to an attorney who practices foreclosure defenses to see what your options are before the expiration of the 20 days. An experienced attorney can go over may of the options that may be available to you without having to ultimately file for bankruptcy. The fact of the matter is that each situation is unique. Defending the foreclosure may provide you with crucial time within which to try a modification, short sale, etc.

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  7. After someone is sued,she has 20 days to send a written response to the court to explain her part to the the court?

    Answered 10 months ago.

    1. Roberto Mauricio Vazquez
    2. Mark Theodore Tischhauser
    3. Pamela Thea Higer Polani
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    You should have a summons attached to the complaint. This document typically provides for the amount of time you have within which to respond and the addresses of the parties to whom you are to provide a copy of your response. Generally speaking, the original goes to the clerk of the court of the county in which you are being sued and a copy goes to the other party, or their attorney. Also, always make sure to keep a copy of every document for your own records. If you are not familiar with...

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  8. I want to start paying child support for my son. Should I initiate the process with the FL DOR or consult an attorney first.

    Answered almost 2 years ago.

    1. Roberto Mauricio Vazquez
    2. Gregory Thomas Buckley
    3. Brenda A Drake
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    Assuming that the mother and child still live in Florida, it would be in your best interest to consult with a private attorney regarding your specific situation. It sounds like you will need to file a paternity action. That will allow you to get a parenting plan in place and, thus, address you issues with visitation and child support. Best of luck.

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  9. How do we verify that a corporation was registered in 2005?

    Answered over 2 years ago.

    1. Roberto Mauricio Vazquez
    2. Charles B. Upton II
    3. John P Fazzio III
    4. Veronica L. Jarnagin
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    You will want to use the link below. Once you locate the company you can also download the annual reports.

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  10. Note with mortgage that says "Pay to the order of Without recourse Washington Mutual Bank” and signed, what does that mean?

    Answered over 2 years ago.

    1. Roberto Mauricio Vazquez
    2. Joshua Jonathan Tejes
    3. Marshall C Deason Jr.
    4. Thomas Fred Meyer
    5. Sergio Cabanas
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    What you are referring to is an endorsement on the mortgage. Specifically, if it does not have a name on the stamp other than your lender, it is an "endorsement in blank." This is how banks transfer ownership of the note, and also what allows other banks or servicers to enforce the note through foreclosure. It is similar to signing over a check to someone else's name. The endorsement alone should have no affect on the bank's ability to get a deficiency judgment.

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