Baldwin, Florida Real Estate Lawyers
Dedicated & Experienced Real Estate Attorney! Dedicated Legal Representation!
Successful & Skilled Real Estate Litigation Representation! Strategic Advice!
Skilled, Experienced Real Estate Litigation Attorney! Aggressive Advocacy!
I practice primarily in Jacksonville, Florida, where I live with my wife, our daughters, and our two dogs. My family is the most important part of my life and having them has only made me more appreciative and thankful for the opportunities I've been given.
When I'm not working I enjoy building computers, playing music, and reading.
Orange Park, FL 32073
University of Florida
Melissa Cain is an accomplished attorney with over 10 years of experience. She has a diverse background in both real estate and law. She is passionate about helping others navigate through complex business issues, real estate transactions and the decision to file bankruptcy. She has personally represented over 600 bankruptcy cases in her own private practice that spanned throughout multiple jurisdictions.
She is committed to being accessible to her clients and working hard each day to ensure their peace of mind through any challenge they face.
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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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