Union, New Jersey Real Estate Lawyers

David Owen
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Experienced & Dedicated Real Estate Attorney! Aggressive Representation!

I provide real estate law advocacy with experience, commitment and skill. I am committed to exceptional representation and the best possible outcomes! Visit my website to see case results or call for a consultation. Read More »
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Thomas J. Sateary
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Exceptional Business & Real Estate Law Advocacy! Extensive Experience & Skill!

I aggressively represent the interests of clients with a wide variety of legal matters. I am committed to obtaining the best possible outcomes! Visit my website for case settlements and verdicts, call for a consultation. Read More »
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Eric Barry Levine
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Experienced & Successful Representation for Real Estate & Business Law Matters!

I am an experienced and skilled real estate and business law attorney. I am dedicated to exceptional counsel and legal representation for real estate law needs! Visit my website for information, call for a consultation! Read More »
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David R. Pierce
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Experienced, Knowledgeable & Skilled Real Estate Counsel & Legal Representation!

I counsel and represent clients in a vast array of real estate and environmental law matters. I am committed to exceptional advocacy for your legal needs! Visit my website to see case results or call for a consultation. Read More »
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John De Massi
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Scotch Plains, NJ Real Estate Law Attorney with 45 years experience
1771 Front Street
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
Real Estate, Criminal and DWI
Mr. De Massi concentrates his practice in the areas of criminal law (trial and appeals), municipal law, residential and commercial real estate, zoning and planning and wills and estates. Mr. De Massi, during his 39 years as an attorney, has tried cases in the Superior Court in all but two counties of the State, the Federal District Court of New Jersey, and numerous municipal courts. He has argued before the Appellate Division and New Jersey Supreme Court. Before becoming of counsel to the firm of Schiller & Pittenger in 2007, Mr. De Massi was a partner in the...
Mr. Salvatore Imbornone
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Florham Park, NJ Real Estate Law Lawyer with 35 years experience
(973) 966-1520 29 Columbia Turnpike
Florham Park, NJ 07932
Real Estate, Business, DWI and Estate Planning
Donald Campbell
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Bayonne, NJ Real Estate Law Attorney with 48 years experience
(201) 437-1600 599 Avenue C
Bayonne, NJ 07002
Free ConsultationReal Estate
Donald D. Campbell graduated from Villanova University and received his Juris Doctorate Degree from Villanova Law School, where he served as Student Bar President. He served in Vietnam with the United States Marine Corps, was wounded three times, and was awarded the Bronze Star (with Combat V), 3 Purple Hearts and numerous campaign and unit decorations. He is a former Certified Trial Attorney of New Jersey, State Public Defender and Municipal Prosecutor. He clerked for Appellate Judge Lawrence Bilder (ret.). He was a Rule 1:40 Mediator for the Superior Court of New Jersey. A recognized expert on real estate and financing,...
Tamer Abdou
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Clark, NJ Real Estate Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(732) 540-8840 124 Westfield Avenue
Clark, NJ 07066
Real Estate, Business, Construction and Personal Injury
Philip Carl Gutworth
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Woodbridge, NJ Real Estate Law Attorney with 39 years experience
(201) 646-1700 530 Rahway Avenue
Woodbridge, NJ 07095
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Business, Collections and Consumer
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Theodore Schiller
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Scotch Plains, NJ Real Estate Law Lawyer with 39 years experience
(908) 490-0444 1771 Front Street
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
Real Estate and Business
Mr. Schiller concentrates his practice in the areas of business and corporate law, automobile dealership and franchise practice law, banking and land use law. Mr. Schiller specializes in buy-sell transactions relating to businesses, dealerships and real estate, and routinely represents business owners in all facets of their business, from organization, required filings, agreements between shareholders or LLC members, vendor agreements, financing and such other matters business owners must deal with on a daily basis. A fair amount of his time is devoted to representing banks in loan transactions. Mr. Schiller and his partner, Perry Pittenger, created the firm in...
Edward John Bruton
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(973) 228-5700 101 Eisenhower Pkwy
Roseland, NJ 07068
Roseland, NJ Real Estate Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
Real Estate
Rutgers Law School Newark
Paul Pawlowski
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Scotch Plains, NJ Real Estate Law Attorney with 34 years experience
(908) 490-0444 1771 Front Street
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
Real Estate and Environmental
Paul Pawlowski joined the Law Firm of Schiller & Pittenger, P.C. in 2009. Since then, he has continued to represent companies in several areas, including, but not limited to asset sales, development and real estate transactions. He has also expanded his practice to include representation of automobile dealership companies engaged in New Jerseyâs motor vehicle retail sector. www.sp-lawyers.com
Lucy Agostini
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Verona, NJ Real Estate Law Attorney with 40 years experience
(973) 239-7288 Suite 201
Verona, NJ 07044
Real Estate, Divorce and Family
For over 30 years, Lucy Agostini, Esq. has prided herself on providing high-quality legal representation to her clients. Since 1979, she has successfully handled hundreds of contested family law matters. In addition, she has routinely represented clients in residential real estate purchases, sales and refinances, and in the preparation of wills. She has demonstrated a consistent pattern of success, evidenced by the fact that the majority of her firmâs business is derived from former clients and other attorneys. Mrs. Agostini's law firm, Agostini & Slattery, is committed to providing a personalized approach to each case and to building...
Bhavini Shah
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Edison, NJ Real Estate Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(732) 906-1212 1941 Oak Tree Road, Suite 204
Edison, NJ 08820
Real Estate and Family
John J. DeLaney Jr.
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Successful & Dedicated Real Estate Law Attorney! Skilled Legal Representation!

I am an experienced and successful real estate law attorney. I am committed to providing exceptional legal advocacy to obtain the best possible outcomes! Visit my website for more information and call for a consultation. Read More »
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Robert S. Burney
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Exceptional Commercial & Industrial Real Estate Lawyer! Skilled Representation!

I am an experienced and knowledgeable real estate lawyer. I am committed to providing outstanding counsel and legal representation for real estate law matters! Visit my website for information or call for a consultation. Read More »
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Lawrence Friscia
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Newark, NJ Real Estate Law Attorney
(973) 500-8024 199 Wilson Avenue
Suite A
Newark, NJ 07105
Real Estate, Bankruptcy and Foreclosure Defense
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Rajiv Parikh
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Newark, NJ Real Estate Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(973) 533-0777 494 Broad Street
Newark, NJ 07102
Real Estate, Business, Communications and Construction
Gary George Flynn
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Newark, NJ Real Estate Law Lawyer with 33 years experience
(973) 624-4499 744 Broad St
Newark, NJ 07102
Real Estate, IP, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
George Lordi
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West Orange, NJ Real Estate Law Attorney with 42 years experience
(973) 403-0500 1 Connel Drive
West Orange, NJ 07052
Real Estate, Elder, Estate Planning and Probate
Seton Hall University School of Law
Joan Pransky
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Montclair, NJ Real Estate Law Lawyer with 45 years experience
(973) 744-2877 460 Bloomfield Ave
Montclair, NJ 07042
Real Estate and Consumer
Philip Gutworth
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Woodbridge, NJ Real Estate Law Attorney with 39 years experience
(732) 634-9400 530 Rahway Avenue
Woodbridge, NJ 07095
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Business and Collections
Daniel Trenk
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Jersey City, NJ Real Estate Law Lawyer
(973) 773-0309 465 West Side Ave.
Jersey City, NJ 07304
Real Estate
Lazaro Cardenas
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Jersey City, NJ Real Estate Law Lawyer with 1 year experience
(844) 533-3367 574 Newark Avenue
Suite 307
Jersey City, NJ 07306
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Bankruptcy, Foreclosure Defense and Probate
Rutgers School of Law-Newark
Why I became a Real Estate and Probate Attorney focusing on Protecting People’s Future Today:

Since founding the firm, I’ve had the pleasure of working with countless families. I take my job as a counselor very serious and take great pride in assisting the families that walk through our doors. Every day, I strive to become a better practitioner and to offer more options and better advice to clients. This makes me very happy and it is one of the most rewarding experiences of my life.

My partners are two dedicated individuals who truly compliment me, and both have similar ethical and...
Leonard R. Boyer
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(973) 798-6131 1000 Clifton Ave
Suite 200
Clifton, NJ 07013
Free ConsultationClifton, NJ Real Estate Law Lawyer with 34 years experience
Real Estate, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Foreclosure Defense
New York Law School
Although my firm practices in several different fields of law, my expertise is primarily in Mortgage Foreclosure Defense,Divorce & Family Law, Bankruptcy, and Mortgage loan modification. In terms of divorce law, I have a unique prospective from both my personal and professional experience that few other attorneys can match. To me, each case is personal, each client is a person, never just a file number.
Shawn Robert McClelland Esq
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Morristown, NJ Real Estate Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(973) 200-6384 163 Madison Avenue
Suite 320
Morristown, NJ 07960
Real Estate, Business, Elder and Estate Planning
Case Western Reserve University
My areas of practice include asset protection and preservation, business formations and succession planning, corporate governance, estate planning, real estate and commercial transactions, and tax planning.

My experience encompasses counseling business owners in matters pertaining to entity formation and initial start-up strategies, and the structuring of sales and acquisitions. I prepare and advise business owners on matters pertaining to buy-sell agreements, operating agreements and shareholder agreements, asset transfers, and succession planning issues. In addition, I counsel clients in matters involving estate and tax planning, including tax audits and related issues, working together with them and their financial advisors on structuring and...
Gary F. Danis
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Exceptional Real Estate & Environmental Lawyer! Experienced, Skilled Counsel!

I am an experienced and successful real estate and environmental law attorney. I am dedicated to outstanding representation for your legal needs and goals. Visit my website for information or call for a consultation. Read More »
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Roger Mehner
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Exceptional Real Estate Attorney! Knowledgeable, Experienced & Skilled Advocacy!

For 40 years, I have provided outstanding service and legal representation. I am committed to obtaining the best possible outcomes for your real estate needs. Visit my website for information or call for a consultation. Read More »
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Michelle Rosen
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Passaic, NJ Real Estate Law Attorney with 1 year experience
(973) 315-7049 39-57 Jefferson St.
Passaic, NJ 07055
Free ConsultationReal Estate and Tax
Rutgers School of Law-Newark
In May 2017, I graduated Rutgers University with a joint-degree in Law and Public Affairs. During my years in graduate school, I had the opportunity to intern in New Jersey Superior Court, New Jersey State Supreme Court, and Federal District Court, as well as the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. After graduating, I began my legal career clerking for the Hon. Ernest M. Caposela, A.J.S.C. in New Jersey Superior Court, Passaic Vicinage. While clerking, my work focused on an array of property law matters, including contract lease disputes, zoning appeals, land-use disputes, and condemnation cases. Since then I have...
Scott Haggmark
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Warren, NJ Real Estate Law Lawyer with 5 years experience
(908) 375-8142 266 King George Road, Suite I
Warren, NJ 07059
Real Estate, Divorce, Employment and Family
New York Law School
Mr. Haggmark received his Juris Doctorate from the New York Law School and his degree in Political Science from the Sonoma State University. He is admitted to the New Jersey State Bar, the New York State Bar. He is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association, as well as the Labor and Employment Law section of the New Jersey State Bar. Mr. Haggmark's practice is limited to employment and labor law, family law, and real estate law. He has extensive experience in these fields and has represented numerous employees that have been wrongfully terminated in violation...
Marcel Wurms
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Lodi, NJ Real Estate Law Attorney with 37 years experience
(973) 614-0870 335 Passaic Avenue
Lodi, NJ 07644-1525
Real Estate, DWI, Landlord Tenant and Traffic Tickets
Rutgers School of Law-Camden
A major part of my law practice is connected to real estate - (real estate sales, both residential and commercial, property tax appeals, land use (zoning and planning boards) and landlord and tenant law). In addition, we also provide services in the areas of wills and estate administration (probate), municipal court representation (DWI and traffic offenses), income tax and business advisory services. I have found that most people excel at what they enjoy doing, I enjoy these areas of the law the most.

In addition to my law license, I was licensed in New Jersey as both...
Charles D. Whelan III
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Watchung, NJ Real Estate Law Attorney with 37 years experience
(908) 757-7720 475 Watchung Avenue, 2nd Floor
Watchung, NJ 07069
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Construction, Foreclosure Defense and Landlord Tenant
I have been an attorney in general civil practice for more than 30 years. My firm is committed to excellence. I get to know my clients and that makes me more effective in representing them. I am fully insured for professional liability, but have never been sued by a client in all of my years as an attorney. Initial consultations are free, and home and hospital visits are available when needed. I look forward to helping you with your legal matter. Visit my website at www.whelan-law.com
Asma Warsi
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New Brunswick, NJ Real Estate Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(732) 937-6700 24 Kirkpatirck street
3rd floor
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Real Estate, Family, Immigration and Municipal
Rutgers School of Law-Newark
Jennifer Lynne Alexander
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East Brunswick, NJ Real Estate Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
(732) 514-6601 197 Route 18 South
Suite 3000, South Wing
East Brunswick, NJ 08816
Real Estate, Estate Planning, Landlord Tenant and Municipal
The University of Toledo College of Law
Jennifer L. Alexander is a Partner of the firm who concentrates a majority of her practice on matters involving New Jersey Landlord-Tenant Law, Community Association Law, and Collections Law. She also handles Real Estate Transactions, Mediation, Land Use, and Municipal Court matters. She begins most days appearing in Landlord-Tenant Court or appearing on behalf of community associations in litigation matters and ends most of her days representing communities in board meetings. Ms. Alexander oversees the firm’s Landlord-Tenant Department. Under Ms. Alexander’s leadership, the firm represents local and national corporate and individual landlords. Representation includes non-payment cases, "for-cause” cases, lease...
Michael V. Camerino
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Somerville, NJ Real Estate Law Lawyer
(908) 526-0707 77 N Bridge St
Somerville, NJ 08876
Real Estate, Business, Environmental and Municipal
Seton Hall University
Todd Brandon Eder
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East Brunswick, NJ Real Estate Law Attorney with 38 years experience
(888) 467-8252 182 Ryders Lane
East Brunswick, NJ 08816
Real Estate, Criminal, DWI and Domestic Violence
University of Tulsa College of Law
Todd B. Eder, Esq. is certified by the New Jersey Supreme Court as a civil trial attorney, and certified as a civil trial advocate(attorney)by the National Board of Legal Specialty Certification, an American Bar Association accredited organization granting board certification,recognitions of his legal knowledge, courtroom experience and high professional standards. He established his own firm in 1997 and brings three decades of insight from his background as a plaintiff's personal injury lawyer, defense counsel and former assistant county prosecutor. The Law firm of Todd B. Eder, P.C. is located in East Brunswick and provides representation to clients in Middlesex, Somerset,...
David Owen
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Upper Montclair, NJ Real Estate Law Attorney with 38 years experience
(973) 744-4000 52 Upper Montclair Plaza
Upper Montclair, NJ 07043
Real Estate and Municipal
Washington and Lee University School of Law
David Owen is Of Counsel to Rabner Baumgart Ben-Asher & Nirenberg, and concentrates in zoning and land use law. He presents land development applications on behalf of developers and builders (townhouses and apartments), businesses (banks, supermarkets, restaurants, retailers, and physicians), institutional and inherently beneficial uses (houses of worship, hospitals, and senior citizen projects), and residential property owners (new buildings, additions, and appeals of code enforcement decisions). David offers legal guidance through the entire application process, and he enjoys the unique challenges of each application.

David is a graduate of Duke University summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa and received his...
Jeffrey Thomas Massaro
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Hackensack, NJ Real Estate Law Lawyer
(201) 880-8989 3 University Plaza Dr
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Hackensack, NJ 07601
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Business, Employment and Family
Pace Law School
Scott A. Terry
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Experienced & Determined Counsel & Advocacy in All Aspects of Real Estate Law!

For more than 25 years, I have provided exceptional legal representation for a vast array of residential and commercial real estate transactions. Visit my website for more information and call for a consultation! Read More »
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Sergio D. Simões
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Experienced & Skilled Counsel & Legal Representation for Real Estate Matters!

I provide determined counsel and advocacy for a vast array of real estate law matters. I am dedicated to exceptional legal representation and results! Visit my website to see case results and call for a consultation. Read More »
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James A. Abate
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Somerville, NJ Real Estate Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(908) 210-9755 82 E. Main Street
Somerville, NJ 08876
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Criminal, DWI and Domestic Violence
Brooklyn Law School
Going through the process, no one seems to want to listen to you. They have probably treated you like a number that is being prosecuted by a machine. The last thing you need is to have your attorney take your case and treat you and it as if it is like every other case. My office was founded on the principal that the future can be better than the present and we have the ability to make it so.

You will receive a consultation that focuses on your unique experience, while bringing our training and experience in...
Michael Stewart
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Fairfield, NJ Real Estate Law Lawyer with 33 years experience
(973) 521-7426 1 Passaic Avenue
Fairfield, NJ 07004
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Business, IP and International
University of Pittsburgh School of Law
Michael T. Stewart is a founding member of the law firm of Peri & Stewart, LLC, where he concentrates his practice in the areas of business transactions, corporate law, business-related dispute resolutions and real estate.
William B. Savo
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Somerville, NJ Real Estate Law Lawyer
(908) 526-0707 77 N Bridge St
Somerville, NJ 08876
Real Estate, Business, Environmental and Estate Planning
Seton Hall University
Reid Weinman
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New Brunswick, NJ Real Estate Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(732) 828-8900 152 Livingston Avenue
Second Floor
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Criminal, Personal Injury and Traffic Tickets
Ohio Northern University
Born in the Bronx, NY and raised in Central Jersey, Mr. Weinman has dedicated himself and his legal practice to defending the rights of the accused. Ensuring that individuals that wrong other people through their negligence are made to pay appropriately. Each and every case is handled with patience, dedication, meticulous attention to detail, compassion and the highest degree of professional and personal integrity.

Mr. Weinman graduated from Montclair State College and then attended Law School at Claude Petit College of Law and University of San Diego (Magdalen College, Oxford University) and attained his Doctorate in Jurisprudence in 1985.
Henry Rzemieniewski
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Somerville, NJ Real Estate Law Attorney with 49 years experience
(908) 526-0707 77 N Bridge St
Somerville, NJ 08876
Real Estate, Divorce, Family and Municipal
Seton Hall University School of Law
Jared I. Kalish Esq.
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Lake Hiawatha, NJ Real Estate Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
(973) 299-8660 50 North Beverwyck Road
Lake Hiawatha, NJ 07034
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Family, Landlord Tenant and Traffic Tickets
Widener University Delaware School of Law
I graduated from Widener University School of Law in May 2011, passed both the New Jersey and Pennsylvania Bars shortly thereafter, and I have been practicing law since January 2012. I am an associate attorney at the Kalish Law Group, where I have been learning under the tutelage of my father, Lawrence H. Kalish, Esq. At the Kalish Law Group, we focus in Family Law, Real Estate, Estate Planning & Administration, Criminal Law and Municipal Court (DWI, Traffic Violations, Disorderly Conduct, Etc.). We are a small family practice with two attorneys, paralegal and an office...
Hanan A. Boulos
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Matawan, NJ Real Estate Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
(732) 485-0412 171 Main Street, Suite 207
Matawan, NJ 07747
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Criminal, DWI and Traffic Tickets
Widener University
Ms. Hanan Boulos attended Rutgers University in Newark, New Jersey, where she majored in Political Science and minored in Business Administration. She went on to attend law school at Widener University School of Law in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

Ms. Boulos’ practice focuses on the representation of individuals charged with Traffic Tickets, DWI, Drug Offenses, Assault, Theft, Shoplifting or any other criminal complaints throughout the State of New Jersey.

Ms. Boulos also represents individuals in Real Estate Sales and Purchase Transactions and in Residential Tax Appeals.

Ms. Boulos is currently licensed to practice law in the states of New Jersey and New...
Ellen M. Gillespie
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Somerville, NJ Real Estate Law Lawyer
(908) 526-0707 77 N Bridge St
Somerville, NJ 08876
Real Estate, Business, Elder and Estate Planning
Rutgers University Law School
Mr. Daniel J. Portuese Esq
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Saddle Brook, NJ Real Estate Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(732) 664-3803 Park 80 West
250 Pehle Avenue, Suite 200
Saddle Brook, NJ 07663
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Construction, Estate Planning and Landlord Tenant
Widener University Delaware School of Law
Serving the entire State of New Jersey, Portuese Law Firm LLC specializes in delivering our clients the results they expect and deserve. In every transaction we take on, we formulate a methodical approach calculated to deliver the result our client needs. We expect difficulties and know how to work through them. We emphasize tenacity and clear vision in everything we do. Whether you're an individual or a business, you need an attorney who understands your needs in the full context of your facts and circumstances. You need an attorney who informs himself of the law. You need someone who...
Lawrence Charles Kroll
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East Brunswick, NJ Real Estate Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(732) 613-8000 1 Auer Court
East Brunswick, NJ 08816
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Divorce, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Jason Gareis
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Union, NJ Real Estate Law Attorney with 18 years experience

Quinnipiac University School of LawUnited States District Court, District of New Jersey and New Jersey
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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.