Leicester, Massachusetts Real Estate Lawyers
Knowing that clients, like patients, rarely have just one issue, Attorney Mucci is able to move seamlessly among diverse practice areas. Ahead of the curve, the Law Offices of Richard Mucci provides a one-stop shop to the surrounding...
Whether you are in just the initial stages of a divorce and need some questions answered or need an attorney to see you through to the end, Attorney Morency can assist you. With her knowledge, experience and compassion, Attorney Morency can effectively represent you in your divorce to help ease this difficult process. She also assists clients with custody and parenting time for unwed parents, child support/spousal support, as well as...
Mr. Ahern is an experienced, successful litigator. He continues to specialize in catastrophic personal injury litigation representing both plaintiffs and defendants in the state and federal courts of Massachusetts and the state courts of Rhode Island. He has litigated wrongful death, disfigurement, traumatic brain injury, burns, amputations, paraplegic and quadriplegic cases. He...
We also represent clients in a wide range of business and corporate law...
Mr. Embry's more than 30 years of experience runs the gamut of real estate practice including residential and commercial conveyancing, leasing, condominium...
She is a member of REBA and an agent for Catic, New England's largest domestic title insurance underwriter, and represents many clients in the purchase and sale of residential and commercial properties.
Attorney Huynh also focuses on family based immigration, helping...
Over the years I have taught law courses as an adjunct instructor at several schools and colleges.
I offer an initial, free consultation so that you can judge whether I am a good fit as your attorney. That initial consultation will involve a...
Attorney Hoyle provides personal service, a thorough review of each client's circumstances, practical legal advice and knowledgeable representation.
Leicester Real Estate Legal Aid & Pro Bono Services
Massachusetts Justice Project
Legal Assistance Corporation of Central Massachusetts
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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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