Orange, California Real Estate Lawyers
California Real Estate Law Lawyer with 39 years experience
Orange, CA 92868
Real Estate, Bankruptcy, Construction and Foreclosure Defense
University of California Hastings College of the Law
Orange, CA 92856
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
California Real Estate Law Attorney with 36 years experience
California Real Estate Law Lawyer
Anaheim, CA 92807
Chapman University Fowler School of Law, Chapman University Fowler School of Law and Golden Gate University School of Law
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...
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...
On the legal side, Ryan has negotiated, authored, and reviewed numerous contracts regarding the sale, rental, leasing or licensing of facilities (often in today’s economy on a shared basis), including cell towers, property tax assessments/exemptions,...
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Orange Real Estate Legal Aid & Pro Bono Services
Legal Aid Society of Orange County
Santa Ana, CA
Community Legal Services
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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.
Attorneys in this field may handle leasing issues, landlord-tenant disputes, eviction proceedings and homeowner association (HOA) problems. Other matters within this practice area include title disputes, mortgages, covenants, easements, and equitable servitudes. Many real estate issues can affect both commercial and individual renters and landlords. Real estate lawyers who represent commercial interests may also focus on land use, zoning, environmental law, or eminent domain issues.
Some states provide a certification for lawyers who have demonstrated experience and competency in the practice of real estate law. These attorneys must meet certain educational, experience, and examination requirements to receive the certification as a specialist.
Deed: The legal document that transfers the ownership of real property from one party to another.
Mortgage: A mortgage is a document signed by a borrower when a loan is made that gives the lender a right to take possession of the property if the borrower fails to repay the loan.
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