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A longstanding dispute over whether homeowners should be able to collect attorney fees after defeating a foreclosure lawsuit with a lack of standing defense has finally been resolved at the Florida Supreme Court.

It’s a ruling that opens the door for countless Florida homeowners to recover legal fees from banks and lenders who sued them and failed.

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Raychel Lean

Raychel Lean is ALM's Florida bureau chief, overseeing the Daily Business Review. Email her at [email protected] or follow her on Twitter via @raychellean.

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