Chino, California Real Estate Lawyers

John A. Messina Jr.
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Top rated attorney; offering big firm expertise with small firm attention.

John Messina maintains his reputation as one of Southern California’s top rated lawyers and has been lauded by his peers, earning Martindale-Hubbell's highest rating and its prestigious "Preeminent" distinction award.... Read More »
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William Frederick Ziprick
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California Real Estate Law Lawyer with 38 years experience

William graduated in 1980 near the top of his class from the UCLA School of Law, one of the leading law schools in the country. He then started his legal career with what was at the time the largest law firm in... Read More »
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Joseph M. Wojcik
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Protecting your property.

I have been a real estate lawyer for over 23 years. Whether you are purchasing property or in a neighbor dispute, Davis & Wojcik can help. Read More »
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Chino, CA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
(844) 433-1242 14726 Ramona Ave
Fl 4
Chino, CA 91710
Real Estate, Business, Civil Rights and Criminal
Chino, CA Real Estate Law Attorney with 34 years experience
(714) 608-2370 12915 Hillcrest Dr
Chino, CA 91710
Real Estate
Western State Univ
Donald Allen MacKay
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Chino Hills, CA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 30 years experience
(800) 622-5298 14071 Peyton Drive
Unit 2436
Chino Hills, CA 91709-7208
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Appeals, Employment and Personal Injury
Santa Barbara COL
Robert McCoy
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Ontario, CA Real Estate Law Attorney with 26 years experience
(909) 467-1169 204 N San Antonio Ave
Ontario, CA 91762
Real Estate, Arbitration & Mediation, Bankruptcy and Business
California Western School of Law
Robert J. Spitz
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Ontario, CA Real Estate Law Attorney with 43 years experience
(909) 395-0909 204 N San Antonio Ave
Ontario, CA 91762
Real Estate, Foreclosure Defense, Landlord Tenant and Trademarks
University of Southern California
Business & Real Estate Attorney Robert Spitz brings 37 years of experience to individuals and small businesses throughout the Inland Empire. A dedicated sole practitioner since 1975, Attorney Robert Spitz will personally handle all aspects of your case – you will never be passed off to an associate. Some business and real estate cases are taken on a contingency fee basis. Ontario Real Estate Lawyer and Business Attorney Robert J. Spitz takes a proactive and practical approach. He will carefully review all of the details of your legal situation, identify potential problems and propose effective solutions to help you...
Sean Stuart Varner
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Ontario, CA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(909) 931-0879 3237 E. Guasti Road
Suite 220
Ontario, CA 91761
Real Estate, Business and Entertainment & Sports
Pepperdine University School of Law
Sean S. Varner, Managing Partner of Varner & Brandt, is a corporate and transactional attorney focusing his practice on corporate and business law, real estate, transactional law, contracts and mergers & acquisitions. With over 20 years of legal and business experience Sean takes time to know his clients and their goals and objectives. He handles numerous critical issues, including complicated transactions, facing many different industries and clients including the technology sector, retail/food & beverage industry, real estate developers, restaurants, venture capitalists, entrepreneurs, officers and directors of corporations, and a variety of family-owned businesses.
Thomas Rodger Chapin
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Corona, CA Real Estate Law Attorney with 17 years experience
(951) 278-2919 232 E. Grand Boulevard
Suite 204
Corona, CA 92879
Real Estate, Civil Rights, Criminal and Divorce
Chapman Univ School of Law
Our office is well-versed in many areas of practice. We will not advocate for you in an area we are not experienced in. Our team brings a diverse background to the table, allowing us to advocate for you in many areas of law. This gives the Law Offices of Thomas R. Chapin an edge when dealing with complex legal matters. Often, more than one area of expertise is required. No need to hire a multitude of attorneys. We can provide you with comprehensive legal support in many areas.
David Hull Ricks
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Rancho Cucamonga, CA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 32 years experience
(909) 481-0100 8600 Utica Ave
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Business, Construction and Personal Injury
Brigham Young Univ J Reuben Clark LS UT
Teresa Lynn Morrell
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Upland, CA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 5 years experience
(909) 447-9790 876 N Mountain Ave #200-W
Upland, CA 91786
Real Estate, Business, Environmental and Estate Planning
William Howard Taft University
Providing affordable and convenient legal services. After 20 years of experience in business administration, including dealing with contracts, employment law, real estate law and regulatory compliance, I became a lawyer and put my decades of experience to good use. I realize that many people who need legal advice also need to work during the week. I offer consultations on the weekends to be available to clients when it is convenient for them. Call me to set up a consultation, sometimes legal services are less expensive than you think. In addition to my office practice, I provide self help advice...
Gurjit Singh
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Ontario, CA Real Estate Law Attorney with 1 year experience
(818) 396-6841 1131 W. 6th Street, Suite 227
Ontario, CA 91762
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Business and Trademarks
Background:
After earning his bachelor's degree from University of California Riverside in 2010, he started his own business, managed real estate, and worked freelance jobs as a programmer. He then attended law school and earned his law degree. While in law school he worked for a Civil Litigation law firm and the San Bernardino County District Attorney's office as a law clerk.

Mr. Singh is fluent in English, Punjabi, and Urdu. He is also proficient in Hindi.

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Mr. Singh presently concentrates his legal practice in the area of Real Estate, Business Law, and Trademarks.
Thomas A. Grossman
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California Real Estate Law Attorney with 41 years experience

Born in Wisconsin, raised in L.A., moved to the Desert in 1977. 39 year experience in civil litigation, contract law, real estate (licensed broker), personal injury, alternative dispute resolution (Mediations and... Read More »
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Lee Brown
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Upland, CA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 39 years experience
(909) 982-5086 Suite 210
1152 N. Mountain Avenue
Upland, CA 91786
Real Estate, Appeals, Business and Construction
Southwestern University School of Law
Thirty five years of experience successfully handling complex civil litigation and appeals for businesses and high net worth individuals. Practice areas include both transactional work and litigation in the following areas: contract law, employment law, partnerships, corporations, real estate, construction.
Nathan Wayne Heyde
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Ontario, CA Real Estate Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(909) 931-0879 3237 E. Guasti Road
Suite 220
Ontario, CA 91761
Real Estate, Business and Estate Planning
Whittier Law School
Nathan Heyde is a corporate and transactional attorney on Varner & Brandt's Riverside Corporate & Business Law Team. Nathan practices law in the areas of corporate and business law, business and real estate transactions, mergers & acquisitions, real property, land use and finance. He has advised publicly and privately held businesses in entity formation and dissolution, asset and stock acquisitions, venture financing, real estate acquisitions and intellectual property protection and licensing.
Guy L Kirkpatrick
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Anaheim, CA Real Estate Law Attorney with 36 years experience
(714) 998-1717 115 S Chaparral Ct Ste 150
Anaheim, CA 92808
Real Estate, Business, Estate Planning and Personal Injury
Western State Univ
Located in Anaheim Hills and serving the surrounding areas of Orange County, Los Angeles County, and San Diego County as well. The Kirkpatrick Legal Group, APC will serve a variety of your legal needs including: Asset Protection and Legacy Planning, Estate Planning, Real Estate and Business, Trial and Litigation, and Personal Injury Cases.

The Kirkpatrick Legal Group, APC is a full service Asset Protection, Legacy Planning and Civil Practice Firm dedicated to client communication, professional services and results. Experience spanning over 35 years in the Greater Los Angeles Area insures knowledge and attention for what needs to be accomplished for your...
Michael I. Kim
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Rancho Cucamonga, CA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(909) 660-3203 10390 Commerce Center Drive, Suite 110
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Business, Construction and Employment
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Mr. Kim, the co-managing partner for CKB VIENNA LLP, focuses his practice on business/commercial transactional and complex litigation matters. Mr. Kim has represented numerous fortune 500 companies and insurers as well as small to mid-size businesses and high wealth individuals from negotiating multi-million dollar distribution deals to defending the national mortgage lenders and loan servicers from administrative claims, employment litigation, and business disputes. Mr. Kim also provide general counsel services to numerous regional and national companies and provides guidance on corporate governance, labor & employment, regulatory, real estate and business development.
John Molina
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Corona, CA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(951) 840-7868 400 Ramona Avenue
Suite 212
Corona, CA 92879
Real Estate, Bankruptcy, Criminal and DUI
Whittier Coll School of Law
Brendan William Brandt
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Ontario, CA Real Estate Law Attorney with 29 years experience
(909) 931-0879 3237 E. Guasti Road
Suite 220
Ontario, CA 91761
Real Estate, Business, Employment and Products Liability
University of San Diego School of Law
Thomas Chester Watts III
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Anaheim Hills, CA Real Estate Law Attorney with 41 years experience
(714) 364-0100 8175 Kaiser Boulevard Suite 100
Anaheim Hills, CA 92808
Real Estate, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Estate Planning
Western State Univ and Pepperdine University School of Law
Edisson Seropian
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Ontario, CA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 28 years experience
(909) 635-3222 500 East "E" Street, Suite 112
Ontario, CA 91764
Real Estate
Western State Univ COL
H. Christopher Coburn
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Corona, CA Real Estate Law Attorney with 32 years experience
(866) 925-1116 121 E. 4th St., Ste. C
Corona, CA 92879
Real Estate, Bankruptcy, Foreclosure Defense and Stockbroker Fraud
Bryan Kenton Theis
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Diamond Bar, CA Real Estate Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(909) 396-3400 21865 Copley Dr
Diamond Bar, CA 91765
Real Estate
Lewis & Clark Coll Northwestern School of Law
Michael Jay Berger
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11801 Pierce Street Suite 200
Riverside, CA 92505
Free ConsultationRiverside, CA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 37 years experience
Real Estate, Bankruptcy, Construction and Foreclosure Defense
University of California - Hastings College of the Law
Serving Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, San Fernando Valley, Santa Ana, Santa Barbara and Riverside. I am a Certified Specialist in Bankruptcy Law. I am an "AV"* rated attorney with 37 years of experience in solving bankruptcy problems. I am a Mensa certified genius with a strong ability to analyze and solve problems. If you are being hounded by creditors, I can legally erase your debts and get you a fresh start. If your business needs reorganization, I can give you protection from your creditors while you reorganize. If you have a claim against an individual or company that has filed...
Sergio Alejandro Copete
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Santa Ana, CA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 5 years experience
(714) 376-5234 601 Parkcenter Dr Ste 107
Santa Ana, CA 92705
Real Estate, Criminal, Landlord Tenant and Personal Injury
California Western School of Law
Sergio Alejandro Copete is the owner of Copete Law Firm, a full service law firm that provides legal services in the areas of: Personal Injury, Criminal Defense, Immigration Law, Landlord / Tenant, Real Estate, Business Litigation and general Civil Litigation.

Sergio Alejandro Copete is bilingual, speaks English and Spanish fluently and provides individual attention to every case and every person that contacts the firm. In his years of experience, he has successfully obtained great results for his clients, as shown by the reviews he has received by his clients on his various pages on the web.

Sergio Alejandro Copete provides services all...
Stephen F. Dial
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Anaheim Hills, CA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 39 years experience
(714) 279-8055 505 S Villa Real Drive
Suite 202
Anaheim Hills, CA 92807
Real Estate, Employment, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
Harvard Law School
I am a graduate Columbia University majoring in Oriental Studies, graduating Summa Cum Laude and graduate of Harvard Law School. Although I did not know him personally, one of my classmates is now Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court. As an attendee of the official US-China Joint Session on Trade, Investment and Economic Law in Peking I participated in the exchange legal knowledge and experience to help remove obstacles to advance international trade. That US-China Joint Session was referred to in the China Daily as “the most significant legal exchange in history between China...
David Van Luu
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Santa Ana, CA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(714) 697-8600 930 W. 17th Street
Suite B
Santa Ana, CA 92706
Real Estate, Bankruptcy, Business and Personal Injury
Univ of LaVerne COL
Founded under the direction of Attorney David V. Luu, our offices are centrally located in the cities of Santa Ana and Irvine to better serve the residents of Southern California, which includes Orange County, Riverside County, San Bernardino County, and Los Angeles County. We are best known for helping people from all walks of life throughout Southern California to prevent, resolve, and litigate issues relating to their debts, personal injuries, and business or real estate transactions It is our mission to give you clear and understandable advice concerning legal matters. We listen to what you have to say...
Amanda Sue Johnson
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Fullerton, CA Real Estate Law Attorney with 3 years experience
(714) 283-3803 3711 North Harbor Boulevard
Unit A
Fullerton, CA 92835
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Estate Planning, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
Trinity Law School
Attorney Amanda Johnson has an extensive background in law, graduating from Trinity Law School in Santa Ana, California. While attending law school she worked with the Orange County Rescue Mission providing legal services to members of society who might not otherwise have access to legal aid. She was also a member of Asian Pacific American Law Student Association, the Public Relations Director for the Student Bar Association, and she attended an International Human Rights Program in France. Before moving to California for law school, she attended the University of Wisconsin La Crosse where she obtained a Bachelors in Science and...
Bahram Madaen
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Anaheim, CA Real Estate Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(888) 266-1138 2400 E Katella Ave
Anaheim, CA 92806
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Bankruptcy and Family
Southwestern University School of Law
Attorney Madaen has been active in litigation whether in Bankruptcy, real estate, or contract litigation since becoming attorney in February of 2004. He attended California State University Los Angeles for his undergrad school in international business and economy. He have been constantly in trade and business and he was the owner of several businesses. He speaks Spanish and Farsi. He strive to give the best services to clients.
Tony T. Liu
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Anaheim, CA Real Estate Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(800) 360-7001 4501 E La Palma Ave
#220
Anaheim, CA 92807
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Business, IP and Stockbroker Fraud
Chapman University Fowler School of Law, Chapman University Fowler School of Law and Golden Gate University School of Law
Law Offices of Tony T. Liu is a criminal and civil trial firm located in Orange County, California. Mr. Liu is aggressive but cautious, focused but flexible, thorough but always efficient. He listens to and works with his clients to identify litigation goals, then to develop and implement cost-effective strategy and tactics. He constantly attempts to re-evaluate and reassess these objectives and methods as the litigation landscape shifts, to ensure that the litigation continues to serve the client’s objectives, and not vice versa. As a trial attorney, he knows how and what is needed win the case if it goes...
Filemon Kevin Samson
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Anaheim, CA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(714) 529-1234 970 N. Tustin Avenue
2nd Floor
Anaheim, CA 92807
Real Estate, Bankruptcy and Business
USC Law School
Filemon Kevin Samson is a graduate of the University of Southern California, Gould School of Law. Mr. Samson received his Bachelors degree from the University of California at Berkeley, double-majoring in Economics and Interdisciplinary Studies with an emphasis on Urban Development. Mr. Samson has a broad range of professional legal practice areas in his role as managing attorney of the Samson Law Office, including Bankruptcy, Trusts, Wills and Estate Planning, Civil Litigation and Business and Corporate law practice. Mr. Samson also enjoys teaching college courses as an Instructor of Law and Business. Mr...
Scott Talkov
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Riverside, CA Real Estate Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(951) 682-1771 3880 Lemon St., Fifth Floor
Riverside, CA 92501
Real Estate, Bankruptcy and Business
Washington University School of Law
Scott Talkov joined Reid & Hellyer in August 2009 after serving as a Summer Law Clerk with the firm in 2008. The emphasis of his practice is in real estate and business litigation. Scott graduated cum laude from of Washington University in St. Louis School of Law, where he sat on the Board of Editors and served as the Online Supplement Editor for the Washington University Law Review. He was also a research assistant for noted land use professor Daniel R. Mandelker and received numerous academic awards, including the Honor Scholar Award for outstanding academic achievement, CALI Award of Excellence for...
Steven M. Taber
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Irvine, CA Real Estate Law Attorney with 32 years experience
(949) 735-8217 1 League, #60036
Irvine, CA 92602
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Appeals and Environmental
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
Skilled in explaining litigation risks and strategy to business professionals. Practiced in assessing a company's exposure to litigation risks and analyzing litigation to resolve issues. Environmental. I have experience in both regulatory and litigation aspects of environmental law. I have negotiated Title V permits for steel companies, reviewed environmental provisions of transactions, negotiated NPDES permits, and resolved air excursion issues with state regulatory agencies. I have designed decision tree analysis for the resolution of environmental issues. In addition, I have been successful in litigating all manner of environmental claims in the courts and in administrative tribunals. Litigation. I have successfully prosecuted and...
John F. Brady
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Riverside, CA Real Estate Law Attorney with 40 years experience
(951) 682-3050 4308 Lime Street, Ste. 200
Riverside, CA 92501
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Bankruptcy, Business and Foreclosure Defense
Univ of San Diego School of Law
Our bankruptcy attorneys have over 35 years of specialized experience in foreclosure defense, debt relief and bankruptcy law. Our San Diego and Riverside foreclosure attorneys and bankruptcy attorneys have helped many individuals, families and businesses with saving their home and handling debt problems by filing one of the forms of bankruptcy. For many individuals, families and businesses filing bankruptcy with a personal bankruptcy attorney is often the best solution for saving their house and solving debt problems as it gets rid of debts and will give you a fresh start. This is what we like to call the bailout...
Christopher Glenn Beckom
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Corona, CA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 3 years experience
(800) 581-7030 495 East Rincon Street
Suite 209
Corona, CA 92879
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Business, Communications and Securities
Western State University College of Law
Christopher Glenn Beckom is an attorney practicing in the areas of Commercial Real Estate Transactions, Telecommunications Law, Land Use, Commercial Litigation, Contract Drafting and Negotiation, Corporate Formation and Governance, and Securities Regulation. Christopher is graduate of Western State University, College of Law with a JD, and California State University, Long Beach with an MBA. Mr. Beckom is an active member of the California Association of Realtors, through the Pacific West Realtors Association. Mr. Beckom brings several years of transactional and commercial litigation experience within wireless industry, startup, and small business contexts. Mr. Beckom currently sits on the boards...
Daniel Wayne Ferris
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Riverside, CA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 1 year experience
(951) 784-4160 3941 Brockton Avenue
Riverside, CA 92501
Real Estate, Business, Employment and Workers' Comp
Whittier Law School
Daniel Ferris practices with Kirk Law Group. Kirk Law Group has been protecting your rights for 10 years. Daniel does a wide range of practice fields that can accommodate the needs of clients. If you need assistance with your legal matters contact Kirk Law Group at 951-784-4160.
Jeffrey Thomas Gwynn
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Riverside, CA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(951) 684-3774 6346 Brockton Avenue
Riverside, CA 92506
Real Estate, Bankruptcy, Construction and Personal Injury
Boston University School of Law
20+ year resident of Riverside. Graduate of Boston University School of Law, 1995. Member of the State Bar of California and the State Bar of Texas. Admitted to the United States District Court for the Eastern, Northern, Southern, and Central Districts of California.
Sergio Andres Rodriguez-Gomez
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Rancho Cucamonga, CA Real Estate Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(909) 466-1661 8241 White Oak Avenue
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730
Real Estate, Business and Tax
Universidad de la Sabana
Sergio A. Rodriguez was drafted in 1998 by one of the “big five” consulting and accounting firms. He provided advice and representation for multinational corporate clients in the areas of taxation and commercial law. Mr. Rodriguez came to California in 1999 to further his education in the area of business law and obtained a Master in Business Administration in year 2000.

Mr. Rodriguez was a partner at Russakow Ryan & Johnson for 3 years, and is now the owner and Managing Attorney of SRG Law Group. During his carrier Mr. Rodriguez has acquired significant experience in many different fields...
Karyn Kristine Reed
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Fullerton, CA Real Estate Law Attorney with 22 years experience
(877) 390-7333 305 N. Harbor Boulevard
Suite 215
Fullerton, CA 92832
Free ConsultationReal Estate and Business
University of San Diego School of Law
Kristin Cantrell Varner
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Riverside, CA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(951) 274-7777 3750 University Avenue, Sixth Floor
Riverside, CA 92501
Real Estate, Environmental and Municipal
University of California - Hastings College of the Law
Frederick Prescott Hayes
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Fullerton, CA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 31 years experience
(714) 481-5820 1400 N Harbor Blvd Ste 101
Fullerton, CA 92835
Real Estate
Simon Greenleaf School of Law
Mark Albert Mellor Esq.
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Riverside, CA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(951) 222-2100 6800 Indiana Ave
Suite 220
Riverside, CA 92506
Real Estate, Bankruptcy, Business and Construction
Southwestern Law School
Mr. Mellor obtained his Bachelor of Science Degree from Cornell University in 1988. While at Cornell he was a member of Cornell University's National Debate and Forensics Team, repeatedly recognized as an exceptional debater and individual public speaker throughout the country. Mr. Mellor obtained his Juris Doctorate from Southwestern University School of Law in 1992. He was admitted to both the California and the District of Columbia Bars and has been practicing law for over 21 years in both state and federal courts, including the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Mr. Mellor started his own Real Estate and Business Litigation...
Geoffrey Cruz
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Fullerton, CA Real Estate Law Attorney with 6 years experience
(714) 283-3803 101 East Wilshire Ave
Suite 101
Fullerton, CA 92832
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Cannabis Law, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
Whittier Law School
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Real estate refers to land, as well as anything permanently attached to the land, such as buildings and other structures, and covers more than just the drafting of contracts for the purchase and sale of property. Both federal and state laws regulate real estate transactions. The Federal Fair Housing Act, for example, prohibits discrimination in real estate transactions on account of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Many states have enacted similar legislation that prohibits discrimination on the basis of certain characteristics.

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Deed: The legal document that transfers the ownership of real property from one party to another.

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