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Why Choose Our Real Estate Litigation Services?
The law firm of Elkus & Sisson, P.C. has an experienced team of real estate litigation attorneys that can guide you through the complications that can arise from a real estate transaction. With the recent boom in development across the state of Colorado there have been an increase in real estate transactions, resulting in an increase in a wide range of real estate disputes.
Our Civil Litigation team offers experienced and qualified lawyers to protect and fight for your interests in real estate cases.
Who do we represent?
Real estate transactions occur between many types of people and professions. A list of people and professions we represent include (but not limited to):
- construction professionals
- property managers
- homeowners associations
Types of Real Estate Disputes
There are a wide range of laws and regulations that can result in disputes. While Elkus & Sisson, P.C. has the experience to protect your interest in any of the following types.
Owner Disputes - If there is any uncertainty as to who the property belongs to then legal action can be made to settle the dispute.
Quiet Title - These can be complicated cases in which the legal action is brought forth so that there is no doubt about the ownership of a property. Causes can include, adverse possession, forged deeds, ambiguous deeds.
Partition Action - When land or real estate is owned by multiple parties. This type of dispute involves dividing the property in a fair manner.
Eminent Domain - It is important that as a landowner you are compensated fair market value for land that is taken for public use.
Easement Disputes - An easement allows the use of land by someone who is not the owner. Disputes on how easements can be used are quite common.
Zoning / Land Use - Zoning is a way for counties and local municipalities to control how land is used. More information on how Zoning is used in Colorado can be found here. Sometimes it is necessary to appeal a zoning decision or request a zoning variance.
Mechanic's Liens - These can be complicated issues due to the contractors or subcontractors not receiving compensation for their work on a property. Mechanic's liens can be complicated and it is critical you seek experienced lawyers to represent you and your interests.
Neighbor Disputes - These are typically a result of a disagreement over the boundary of two neighbors. Disputes regarding fencing, overhanging trees, and encroaching structures are typical types of neighbor disputes.
Covenants - Covenants can permit or restrict property from being used in certain ways. They can also dictate easements. We can negotiate or apply to have covenants removed.
Breach of Contract - One of the more common types of real estate disputes that is a result of one party not living up to their obligations in a real estate contract.
Real Estate Fraud - If a party withholds information or presents false information that causes harm to another party then a real estate fraud case can arise. These cases can result in actual and punitive damages.
Additional types of real estate law issues can include:
- Disputes between landlord and tenant
- Commercial property disputes
- Deed disputes
- Breach of title
Protection for Real Estate Transactions
Elkus & Sisson, P.C. provides help with real estate contracts. Whether it is reviewing, drafting, or enforcing contracts, our experience will benefit our client's real estate interests. The types of contracts can include (but not limited to):
- Land use agreements
- Lease purchase agreements
- Residential contracts
- Commercial contracts
You Can Trust Our Real Estate Litigation Lawyers
Our decades of real estate litigation experience in Colorado make us a law firm you can trust when it comes to protecting your interests. Contact a member of our team for a free consultation.