Buffalo Grove, Illinois Real Estate Lawyers
Moe’s primary practice areas consist of real estate transactions, criminal law, DUI and traffic cases. His philosophy regarding the practice of law is not only...
Chicago, IL 60611
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008
Thomas M. Cooley Law School
Attorney Kendall D. Hartsfield is admitted to practice throughout the State of Illinois, and is...
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181
Chicago, IL 60603
He is admitted to practice law in the Supreme Court of the United States, Supreme Court of the State of Illinois, U.S. Federal District Court For The Northern District of Illinois, Federal Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit, and to practice Immigration Law in all jurisdictions of the United States.
Mr. Meltser is also licensed in the U.K. as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales.
Gene is a co-founder of Immigrant Legal Defense Committee. Mr. Meltser is a member of the American...
Itasca, IL 60143
In 2017, Brent opened his own practice in Barrington, Illinois. In addition to commercial real estate, his practice now includes a...
Chicago, IL 60654
Attorney Lohse prides himself on offering personal and friendly service. He will ensure that you stay informed and up-to-date by returning phone calls and emails often within hours.
I understand that many people shop for homes on the weekend. Generally, I can provide assistance on the weekends if you need help. If you have a question or would like to forward a contract...
In 1992, Mr. Schwarz was appointed by the Illinois Supreme Court as a Commissioner of the Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission (ARDC). In 2001, Mr. Schwarz was appointed the Chairperson of the Commission from January...
St. Charles , IL 60174
At the core of Misty’s practice is her love of the law and her desire to help people....
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Buffalo Grove Real Estate Legal Aid & Pro Bono Services
Prairie State Legal Services, Inc.
Lake County Bar Foundation Volunteer Lawyers Program
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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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