Preble County, Ohio Real Estate Lawyers
Throughout his career, Mr. Little has helped clients deal with both formation, purchase and sale of businesses, and the purchase, lease or...
Joe advises clients about their family legal matters, including wills, trusts, powers of attorney, probate, estate planning, divorce, child custody and support, guardianship, and other family issues.
His real estate practice includes both commercial and residential real estate, representing and counseling clients regarding purchases, sales, leasing, condominium development and conversions, condominium management and homeowner associations, construction contracting and construction...
Cincinnati, OH 45220
Georgetown University Law Center
I am a diligent researcher with a solid background in analysis, legal writing, and reporting. I possess hands-on experience in this sector through my business and educational pursuits. My business acumen is also broad by nature, with varying positions spanning Associate Vice President, Operations Manager, and Sales Leader.
I have an award-winning background, both professionally and academically. My expertise is in gathering, assessing, and translating complex information into targeted solutions. In the legal field, this applies to...
Matthew and his wife Christine are proud parents of two boys. Matthew is an avid outdoorsman, enjoying hunting, fishing and hiking. Throughout his life, Matthew has acquired many skills through a variety of jobs. Matthew has worked in the restaurant, landscaping, and construction businesses. In 2011 he started his own landscaping business,...
Matt was admitted to the Ohio Bar in 2014. After graduating from law school, Matt worked as an associate at Thompson, Dunlap & Heydinger in Bellefontaine, Ohio, and then later as a corporate associate at Sebaly, Shillito & Dyer in Dayton. He later founded his own business law firm in the Dayton area, with a focus on entrepreneurs and startup companies. To Matt, the practice of law is as simple as helping people solve their problems.
Matt grew up in the state...
Preble County Real Estate Legal Aid & Pro Bono Services
Legal Aid of Greater Cincinnati
Advocates for Basic Legal Equality, Inc. (ABLE)
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.
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