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Stephen K. Hachey

Stephen K. Hachey

Law Offices of Stephen K Hachey, P.A.
  • Real Estate Law, Business Law, Foreclosure Defense...
  • Florida
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Mr. Hachey opened his law practice in Tampa, Florida in 2007. Mr. Hachey is admitted to the Florida Bar and is licensed to practice law in the state of Florida. Prior to launching his legal career, Mr. Hachey earned an undergraduate degree from Indiana University in accounting and performed tax consulting services as a Certified Public Accountant for Arthur Andersen in Chicago, Illinois. Mr. Hachey is also a graduate of Florida State University, earning his law degree in 2005.

Mr. Hachey is also a current member of the National and Florida Board of Realtors, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Florida Bar, and a Circuit Civil Mediator in the state of Florida.

Practice Areas
  • Real Estate Law
  • Business Law
  • Foreclosure Defense
  • Landlord Tenant
  • Bankruptcy
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  • Credit Cards Accepted
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  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Law Offices of Stephen K Hachey, P.A.
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Attorney at Echevarria, Codillis, & Stawiarski
Florida State University College of Law
J.D. (2005) | Law
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Indiana University - Indiana University-Bloomington
B.S. (2000) | Accounting
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20 Best Real Estate Law Firms in Tampa
10 Best Real Estate Law Attorneys
American Institute of Legal Counsel
Professional Associations
Florida State Bar # 15322
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Speaking Engagements
Foreclosures and Short Sales, Clearwater, FL
Pinellas County Realtor Association
Homeowner and Condo Associations, Orlando, FL
Shile Insurance
Certified Circuit Civil Mediator
Florida Supreme Court
Certified Circuit Civil Foreclosure Mediator
Florida Supreme Court
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25 Questions Answered

Q. How to change ownership of real estate from "tenants in common" to "joint tenants with right of survivorship".
A: Quit claim deed
Q. I'm in Florida and I am deeded to a home but do not own the mortgage the home is now in foreclosure, what do i do?
A: Any equity? If so, sell it.
Q. Three people are on the same house deed. One of the people lives in the house and she gets married.
A: Depends on the language in the deed regarding how the property is currently owned.
Q. How much notice does a landlord/realtor need to give you to show the house?
A: Florida statutes state 12 hours for repair, but are silent regarding showings. I advise clients to provide 24 hour notice to tenants.
Q. Please explain FL Statues 95.11(5)(h)
A: Sounds like you may have purchased a CT from either a 2nd mortgage foreclosure or an HOA foreclosure.
Q. I have an escrow case in FL that will be filed by escrow company to interpleader action. Could I represent myself?
A: Yes, you can represent yourself if purchasing the property individually (vs. an LLC, for instance)
Q. Does a seller have to disclose a known non termite pest issue? Can the seller be legally liable if they do not disclose
A: Yes, must be disclosed.
Q. Does Florida law require the real estate agent to take the house off the market once it is under contract (not sold)?
A: It is not a Florida law. It is most likely the rule of the Realtor's local association. If you need assistance with the closing and a title company, I'd be happy to help.
Q. Can a court in Indiana decide what happens to my property in Florida?
A: A partition lawsuit to force the sale of Florida property would be required to filed in Florida. I service the Largo area and would be happy to set up a free consultation.
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Tampa Office
15619 Premiere Dr. Ste 104A
Tampa, FL 33624
Telephone: (813) 549-0096
Riverview Office
10853 Boyette Rd
Suite A
Riverview, FL 33569
Telephone: (813) 803-5505
South Tampa Office
3708 Bay to Bay Blvd.
Suite A
Tampa, FL 33629
Telephone: (813) 400-2811
13575 58th St. N Ste 248
Clearwater, FL 33760
Telephone: (727) 228-2747