Lawton, Oklahoma Real Estate Lawyers

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CHICKASHA, OK Real Estate Law Lawyer with 29 years experience
(405) 224-1181 CHICKASHA, OK 73023
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Criminal, Divorce and Probate
University of Oklahoma
Frederick, OK Real Estate Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(580) 335-3710 PO Box 97
Frederick, OK 73542
Real Estate, Business, Criminal and Divorce
SMU Dedman School of Law
Hobart, OK Real Estate Law Attorney with 49 years experience
(580) 726-2301 108 E 4th St
Hobart, OK 73651
Real Estate, Estate Planning and Probate
Hobart, OK Real Estate Law Lawyer with 43 years experience
(580) 337-0531 200 East 4th Street
Hobart, OK 73651
Real Estate and Estate Planning
Lindsay, OK Real Estate Law Attorney with 48 years experience
(405) 756-2000 502 S Main St
Lindsay, OK Lindsay
Real Estate and Probate
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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.