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Roy A. Diaz is the Managing Shareholder of SHD Legal Group, P.A. in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Diaz has been a member of the Florida Bar since 1988. He has concentrated his practice in the areas of real estate, litigation, and bankruptcy. He has represented lenders, servicers of both conventional and GSE loans, private investors, and real estate developers throughout his career with an emphasis on the mortgage servicing industry for over 22 years.

When Does a Condo Owner’s Lien Liability End?

In recent rulings, Florida courts have disagreed on what counts as liabilities for condominium assessment. An expert gives the view of both the courts and why they disagree. Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared in the SHD Legal Group’s Florida Legal Update.

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Florida Court Deflates Balloon Payment Plan

The Southern District of Florida (Federal Bankruptcy Court) issued a memorandum opinion addressing two debtors’ proposed chapter 13 plans, both of which included a balloon payment to their respective mortgagees in the final month of the plan. In re: Dora Benedicto, and In ...

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