Real estate is one of the oldest areas of law and, perhaps as a consequence, is also one of the most complicated areas of law. Anyone who has had to deal with a legal real estate issue knows that it can be difficult to sort through the legal contracts, and paperwork, and other complex documents required by your mortgage lender and your town clerk. To make matters even more complicated, each state has its own real estate laws. This section has many useful the resources below to help guide you through real estate transactions or point you toward information specific to your state.
A collection of links to state laws on property and real estate. Find your state’s laws to learn about the applicable property taxes, lien creation procedures, rules regarding sales and conveyances, and more.
When a dispute over a real estate transaction occurs, your attorney will need to review all of the documentation involved in the matter. This checklist will help you organize your documents before meeting with your lawyer.
If your real estate dispute ends up in court, your attorney will need to know a lot about the problem, the resulting expenditures or losses, and your relationship with the opponent. This intake form will help you organize that information.
A guide to getting legal help with a landlord-tenant issue. This article explains how a landlord-tenant attorney can help you with your dispute, how to find the right tenant rights attorney for your case, and more.