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Adam Ira Skolnik

Adam Ira Skolnik

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  • Bankruptcy, Real Estate Law, Consumer Law ...
  • Florida, New York
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After graduating with honors from the University of Florida, Attorney Adam I. Skolnik attended Brooklyn Law School where he was a two year member of the National Trial Team and President of the Trial Lawyers Association. Upon Graduation the faculty awarded, Adam the Judge Doris A. Thompson and Judge Edward Thompson Award for Excellence in Trial Advocacy. After having practiced in New York City at a prestigious international law firm, Adam relocated to South Florida and established the Law Office of Adam I. Skolnik, P.A. in 2005 as a multi-service firm committed to client-focused, cost-effective legal services in the areas of Commercial Litigation, Real Estate Finance, Banking Law, Residential and Commercial Foreclosure Defense, Corporate Law, Asset Protection and Structure, Estate Planning and Bankruptcy. Adam is a graduate of the Max Gardner Bankruptcy Litigation Bootcamp that teaches attorneys the use of every available consumer protection statute in his system, including the FDCPA, TILA, UDAP, FCRA, ECOA, the automatic stay, discharge injunction, improper mortgage servicing fees.

Practice Areas
Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Debt Relief
Real Estate Law
Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
Consumer Law
Class Action, Lemon Law
Estate Planning
Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
Additional Practice Area
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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New York
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  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Law Office of Adam I. Skolnik
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Brooklyn Law School
J.D. (2000)
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University of Florida
B.A. (1997) | Political Science
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Professional Associations
New York State Bar  # 4058723
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Speaking Engagements
2023 President’s Showcase Corruption of the Best Things Gives Rise to the Worst Helping Consumers Guard Against and Recover from Scams, The Florida Bar Annual Convention 2023, Boca Raton, Florida
The Florida Bar
Guide to Reverse Mortgages: Benefits and Risks Home Equity Conversion Mortgages (HECM) are the most common type of reverse mortgages and present unique risks (and benefits) to older clients seeking to remain in their homes. This panel will discuss why a consumer might choose a reverse mortgage, events of default of a reverse mortgage, defending homeowners in foreclosure of a reverse mortgage, as well as loss mitigation options available to seniors with reverse mortgages in default.
Websites & Blogs
Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
Chapter 11 Bankruptcy
Chapter 13 Bankruptcy
Legal Answers
6 Questions Answered
Q. Would a FL townhome that is rented out through Airbnb be characterized as a "public lodging establishment" per 509.242?
A: Yes, pursuant to s. 509.242(1)(c) - Vacation rental.—A vacation rental is any unit or group of units in a condominium or cooperative or any individually or collectively owned single-family, two-family, three-family, or four-family house or dwelling unit that is also a transient public lodging establishment but that is not a timeshare project.

A “Transient public lodging establishment” means any unit, group of units, dwelling, building, or group of buildings within a single complex of buildings which is rented to guests more than three times in a calendar year for periods of less than 30 days or 1 calendar month, whichever is less, or which is advertised or held out to the public as a place regularly rented to guests. per s. 509.013(4)(a)1.

Just depends on amount of time unit is rented.

This information is not to be construed as legal advice and you should seek the legal advice of an attorney before relying on the information contained herein.
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Q. I purchased house from county auction. It was foreclosed house. Three months later second mortgage showed up.
A: Agree with Jane Kim's response. To further secure your title, I would suggest doing a quiet title action and naming everyone who was in the prior auction suit.

You need to consult with an attorney who understands and does quiet title work.
Q. I’m part of a Business where I have a lower percentage than everyone else. Do I invest equally? Or based on my percentag
A: It all depends on the operating documents for the business. Generally, it is based on percentage.
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Contact & Map
Florida Office
1761 West Hillsboro Bouelvard
Suite 201
Deerfield Beach, FL 33442
Telephone: (954) 900-1061
Cell: (561) 265-1120
Fax: (561) 265-1828
Monday: 9 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5:30 PM (Today)
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed