Real Estate Law or Real Property Law can include legal issues involving both residential and commercial properties.
Real estate disputes can involve purchase contracts, assisting with the rental or sale of residential homes, commercial buildings, farm, ranch or rural land.
Real estate law also includes the financing of residence, foreclosure defense, land use and zoning issues and dispute between landlords and tenants.
When choosing a real estate lawyer in Illinois consider the attorney's experience in resolving similar disputes. Attorney fees are often charged on an hourly basis or at a flat rate... Read more »
Founded in 1978, ACREL is the largest organization in the United States for attorneys devoted to real estate law. Admission in ACREL is by invitation only after a rigorous screening procedure. The College gathers together the top real estate lawyers in Illinois and throughout the country who are distinguished for their skill, experience and high standards of professional and ethical conduct.
Lawyer Referral Service in Chicago - The Chicago Bar Association sponsors a non-profit Lawyer Referral Service. The public service refers individuals and businesses to local attorneys in Chicago, and the surrounding areas of Cook County, DuPage County, and Lake County, Illinois. More than 300 pre-screened attorneys participate in the Lawyer Referral Service. These attorneys serve on more than 40 different subject matter panels depending on their experience in a particular practice area. The attorneys that participate in the service have an average of 20 years experience.