If you are a borrower and have been served with a foreclosure lawsuit, it is especially important to see an attorney immediately to assist in defending your foreclosure action. You only have 20 days from being served with the lawsuit to file a response or a default may be entered against you. If a default has already been entered, you should speak with an attorney as soon as possible to determine if it is possible to have the default set aside.
Heath Law Firm will review every aspect of your case with you. We will review the mortgage documents, the note, and the bank disclosures. We also can arrange for a third party to conduct an audit of the lender’s accounting policies and procedures to determine any irregularities that might give you a defense to the lawsuit. As part of our commitment to personalized legal representation for our clients, we evaluate each client’s individual circumstances to determine an effective plan of action.
If you’ve suffered because of the actions of another or have been accused of harming someone’s interest and are being sued, Heath Law Firm has broad experience pursuing and defending civil litigation. We understand that litigation can be stressful and costly. We can provide you with sound strategies to best position you for mediation and settlement before a matter reaches the courts.
Whether you have personal or commercial real estate issues, Heath Law Firm has the experience to take on any challenge. If you’re in need of foreclosure defense, seeking a loan modification or considering bankruptcy, our team has the knowledge to advise you, the understanding to help you through a difficult time and the strength to stand up to big banks for your rights.
If you’re a developer or a building owner involved in a landlord-tenant dispute, attempting to negotiate a development agreement or mired in a regulatory action, we have the experience to negotiate and the confidence to litigate if that is in your best interest.
Being arrested and charged with a crime can be very traumatic, stressful, and embarrassing. Most individuals who have been arrested are good people who have found themselves in a bad situation. James Heath of Heath Law Firm, P.A. has many years of law enforcement experience, and understands that many legal matters need to be addressed discretely in order to protect the client’s privacy and reputation.
We strive to help our clients deal with this stressful and difficult time by providing prompt and personalized legal representation. When your freedom, your record, and your reputation are a stake, you want an attorney who is willing and ready to fight vigilantly to defend you. We are ready to proceed to trial to aggressively defend the rights of our clients.
Our criminal defense practice includes misdemeanor and felony matters. If you need help with a criminal law matter, the criminal defense team of Heath Law Firm, P.A. would be honored to put our experience to work for you.
We recognize that domestic discord often raises a host of frustrating, depressing and confusing issues. When children are involved, the situation can become exponentially more sad or desperate. Our domestic-law clients can, therefore, expect to be treated with the utmost sensitivity and respect.
Heath Law Firm can provide experienced representation in many areas of family law practice, including divorce, child support, child custody, separation arrangements, domestic violence, UCCJEA, PKPA and UIFSA, international custody, deprivation actions, anti-nuptial agreements, pre-nuptial agreements, legitimization actions, name changes, abandonment proceedings, grandparent visitation, temporary restraining orders, parental termination hearings, alimony or child support modifications, contempt actions, and more.