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St. James, NY 11764
Brooklyn Law School
He works closely with a team of paralegals to insure those files are processed aggressively and efficiently. Michael has been handling personal injury and commercial litigations since his graduation from St. Johns University School of Law. He is also a seasoned criminal defense attorney handling many of...
Mr. Lieb has offices in Smithtown and Manhasset, New York, and provides a wide range of legal services throughout the New York / Connecticut Metro area.
Practice areas include real estate brokerage license law, contractual litigation, fair housing and discrimination, estate disputes, residential and commercial landlord / tenant needs, business entity structuring, premises liability, ownership disputes and more.
Mr. Lieb is admitted to practice law in New York, Connecticut and Colorado as well as the Federal Courts for...
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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.
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Deed: The legal document that transfers the ownership of real property from one party to another.
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