Every year, hundreds of people and companies are sued on debts and delinquent mortgages. Some of these actions are, of course, legitimate and very much actionable. However, plenty of others are false, fabricated, and bring about a lot of unnecessary physical and financial stress and anxiety for the affected parties.
If you or anyone you know has been served with a foreclosure notice, or you fear that you may be served one, it is important that you understand your legal rights and the possible answers, affirmative defenses, and/or counterclaims that may be filed on your behalf by an experienced Florida foreclosure defense attorney.
The following list of legal defenses may be available to you and/or your loved ones when combating a foreclosure. This list is not meant to be exhaustive and some of the listed defenses may not be applicable to your case.