• Attorney Sheryl Edwards Chosen for Super Lawyers® for 5th Time

      The Edwards Law Firm, PL is proud to announce that our lead attorney, Sheryl Edwards , has been chosen for inclusion in the Super Lawyers® list for 2017 . This is her fifth time being honored by the ...

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    • Attorney Sheryl Edwards Chosen for Super Lawyers® 2016

      The Edwards Law Firm PL is proud to announce that our lead attorney Sheryl Edwards has been selected for inclusion in the Super Lawyers list for 2016. This is her third time being honored by the ...

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    • Sheryl A. Edwards, Esquire Selected to Florida Super Lawyers® 2015

      The Edwards Law Firm, PL is proud to announce that Attorney Sheryl A. Edwards has been named to the 2015 list of Florida Super Lawyers® . This prestigious honor is granted to only 5% of all practicing ...

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    • New help for Struggling Borrowers published by Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

      In January 2013, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued several new rules governing mortgage servicers consideration of a borrower's application for loss mitigation which rules became ...

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    • Florida 2nd DCA requests Supreme Court to Review Standing in Foreclosures

      Today, the Florida Second District Court of Appeal released its earthshattering decision in Focht v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. The appellate court is asking the Florida Supreme Court to review the ...

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    • Tips to Avoid Foreclosing Your Home

      If you are a homeowner, the idea of losing your house can be a frightening thing to imagine; especially if you have a family in the picture as well. Even if you feel as though all hope is lost, don’t ...

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    • Will I avoid probate if I put my children on the title to my home?

      One of the primary purposes of a probate proceeding is to transfer ownership of property owned solely by the decedent. However, when the decedent owns property as “joint tenants with rights of ...

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    • New help for Struggling Borrowers published by Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

      In January 2013, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued several new rules governing mortgage servicers consideration of a borrower's application for loss mitigation which rules became ...

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    • Florida 2nd DCA requests Supreme Court to Review Standing in Foreclosures

      Today, the Florida Second District Court of Appeal released its earthshattering decision in Focht v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. The appellate court is asking the Florida Supreme Court to review the ...

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    • Sheryl A. Edwards Featured on SNN Local News

      On Thursday, May 2, 2013, Sheryl A. Edwards was featured on SNN Local News in a segment addressing Florida's foreclosure increase. The news anchor discussed how the American dream of owning a home has ...

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    • Is the new Florida Fair Foreclosure Act Really Fair?

      On June 7, 2013, Governor Scott signed the Florida Fair Foreclosure Act into law. The Act makes many substantive and procedural changes to how foreclosures are processed by the courts with the ...

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    • Mortgage Debt Relief Act - An Alternative to Exempt Forgiven Debt from IRS Taxation

      Everyone who is considering a short sale of their primary residence is currently in a holding pattern waiting to see if Congress renews the Mortgage Debt Relief Act . The Mortgage Debt Relief Act ...

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    • Clock is ticking on Mortgage Debt Relief Act

      Several weeks ago, Florida property owners started to receive mortgage balance reduction offers from the nation's biggest mortgage servicers under the settlement reached earlier this year in the ...

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    • New help for Struggling Borrowers published by Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

      In January 2013, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued several new rules governing mortgage servicers consideration of a borrower's application for loss mitigation which rules became ...

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    • Is the new Florida Fair Foreclosure Act Really Fair?

      On June 7, 2013, Governor Scott signed the Florida Fair Foreclosure Act into law. The Act makes many substantive and procedural changes to how foreclosures are processed by the courts with the ...

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    • What is a hardship? The answer may surprise you!

      One of the key ingredients to a successful short sale or loan modification is a hardship - the underwater property owner must be able to demonstrate a hardship to obtain a waiver of deficiency or loan ...

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    • Is the new Florida Fair Foreclosure Act Really Fair?

      On June 7, 2013, Governor Scott signed the Florida Fair Foreclosure Act into law. The Act makes many substantive and procedural changes to how foreclosures are processed by the courts with the ...

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    • Can foreclosure sale be set aside if loan modification is pending?

      The Florida Supreme Court has been requested to consider a case asking for guidance on the requirements necessary to set aside a foreclosure sale. Generally, a foreclosure sale can be set aside for ...

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