Mercer County, New Jersey Real Estate Lawyers
Trenton, NJ 08608
Seton Hall University School of Law
Upon graduating from law school, Mr. Ehling began his legal career as in-house counsel with Travelers Insurance Company in Philadelphia, PA. He later joined the tax consulting practice of Big 4 accounting and tax consulting firm, Deloitte & Touche, LLP in Philadelphia, PA. After his time with Deloitte,...
Mr. Barrison's practice embraces the full range of business matters and transactions, counseling clients day-to-day, from start-up and early-stage through maturity and exit. His book of clients includes local, regional, and national enterprises: family owned, closely held, and publicly traded. His particular areas of concentration include:
Mergers and acquisitions, representing both buyers and sellers in transactions.
He has tried both jury and non-jury matters in State and Federal Courts. He has also argued before State...
Ms. Feld's clients include national and regional lending institutions; significant real estate owners, developers, investors, and entrepreneurs; and Fortune 500 Companies.
With regard to real estate transactions, Mr. Rossetti has particular expertise in complex land titles and title insurance matters. Before...
Before entering private law practice, Mr. Rose was Law Secretary to the Honorable Mitchell H. Cohen, US District Court,...
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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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