Foreclosure Defense Lawyers / Helping Homeowners

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The Burton Firm assists individuals and companies facing foreclosure – including foreclosures due to hardships and extenuating circumstances. Such hardships and extenuating circumstances may stem from and relate to sickness, death of a loved one, and job losses/layoffs as a result of the global pandemic of COVID-19, commonly referred to as Coronavirus.

Facing foreclosure can be extremely stressful. However, the lawyers at The Burton Firm can assist you in understanding your rights as a homeowner and the defenses that you may have to the forced sale of your property.

Our attorneys have years of experience representing homeowners in foreclosure actions. In fact, after the housing crisis began to take its grip in 2008, our Managing Partner, Richard J. Burton, started The Foreclosure Project – a project initially affiliated with the University of Miami. We have represented and defended our foreclosure clients in actions brought by national banks, credit unions, servicers, and complex trust entities.

Our lawyers can assist you in understanding the following matters related to your case:

  • The nature of the foreclosure lawsuit;

  • The purpose of a summons and a process server;

  • Why a company that was not your original lender is bringing the case;

  • The court process in general;

  • The timelines involved in foreclosure cases;

  • Principle and interest calculations;

  • Defenses to foreclosure;

  • Depositions;

  • The discovery process;

  • Loss Mitigation potential;

  • Relevancy of Hardships (including those stemming from the global pandemic of COVID-19, commonly referred to as Coronavirus)

  • Trial Modification & Permanent Loan Modification options;

  • Short Sales;

  • Deeds in lieu of foreclosure;

  • Deficiency judgments;

  • Consent judgments;

  • Home auctions; and,

  • Settlement potential

Additionally, our legal team can provide you insight on your ability to stay in your home during the foreclosure proceedings. While banks and other lenders have a right to be

paid back monies lent to a borrower, Florida law affords homeowners significant due process rights – rights that only allow a homeowner to be removed after a lender properly completes certain and required legal procedures.

If you or a family member are facing foreclosure, please call The Burton Firm for a free consultation. Our legal team will evaluate your foreclosure case and inform you of your legal rights and available options.

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South Florida Trial & Insurance Lawyers

2875 NE 191st Street, Suite 403
Aventura, FL 33180


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The Burton Firm, P.A.

2875 NE 191 Street, Suite 403

Aventura, FL 33180



(305) 705-0888 | Miami-Dade

(855) 705-0888 | Toll Free

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