Palm Beach Gardens, Florida Real Estate Lawyers
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301-1012
AV-Preeminent (highest) Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America - the Trial Lawyer Honor Society
Best Lawyers in America by US News and World Report
Florida Super Lawyer
Florida Legal Elite
Attorney David Steinfeld is the owner and founder of the Law Office of David Steinfeld and is a Board Certified expert in business litigation by the Florida Bar. Of the just over 100,000 attorneys in Florida, only about 250 are Board Certified in business litigation.
Board Certification means an attorney has been evaluated for professionalism, and tested for expertise. ...
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512 W Hamilton St
Allentown, PA 18101
University of Pittsburgh, School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2000
Pennsylvania State University, 1995
Client Distinction Award, based on client ratings on Martindale.com, 2013.
AV Pre-eminent Rating, pursuant to Martindale Hubbell, 2012
Florida Super lawyers, Rising Star, 2010.
Top Young Lawyers in Florida, 2010.
The Florida Bar, 2002
The Pennsylvania Bar, 2000
United States District Court, Southern District of Florida
United States District Court, Middle District of Florida
United States District Court, Northern District of Florida
United States District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania
Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals
United States Supreme Court
Tampa, FL 33624
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Palm Beach Gardens Real Estate Legal Aid & Pro Bono Services
Florida Rural Legal Services
West Palm Beach, FL
Buying, selling, or renting property?
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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