Real Estate & Zoning Litigation
Trust the firm that has changed and clarified zoning and land use laws statewide.
We’ve handled everything from complex litigation on multimillion-dollar transactions and commercial development to small-scale property disputes for businesses, developers, builders, landowners, homeowners, homeowner associations and lending institutions.
Our knowledgeable, agile representation has competitive rates and superior personal attention. Plus, our in-house acumen eliminates the need for expensive outside specialists.
We’re ready to defend your interests when projects are threatened, transactions break down or plans are at odds with neighbors or government entities.
- Zoning litigation: We handle adverse rulings by local planning and zoning bodies on rezoning and other land use requests, appealing to a state trial court for certiorari relief. We have a statewide reputation for successfully appealing zoning decisions to higher courts.
- Eminent domain: We represent property owners in contesting the government taking private property for a private use, and we litigate fair market value compensation for highest and best use.
- Inverse condemnation: We establish that zoning decisions, permit denials, road construction and other adverse actions by government constitute a compensable taking of property.
- Real estate litigation: We handle breach of contract, fraud or misrepresentation, non-disclosure of defects and title insurance coverage disputes.
- Commercial and industrial lease disputes: We handle first refusal, breach or early termination, default and eviction, maintenance, tenant association disputes.
- Construction litigation: We handle defect, non-performance and non-payment disputes.
- Property disputes: We handle easements and right of way boundary disputes; adverse possession; encroachment, obstruction or nuisance.
- Lake property disputes: We handle riparian rights cases.
- Mortgage foreclosures: We represent both lenders in the prosecution of commercial and industrial mortgage foreclosure actions, as well as owners and lien holders of commercial or industrial properties who are defendants in those actions.