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 Westchester County, New York 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 New York and throughout the country who are distinguished for their skill, experience and high standards of professional and ethical conduct.
Lawyer Referral Service in Westchester County, NY - The Westchester County Bar Association (WCBA) has sponsored a Lawyer Referral Service (LRS) for the past 40 years. Each year, the LRS refers thousands of individuals to local attorneys throughout White Plains, NY, and the surrounding areas of Westchester County. Attorneys that participate in the Lawyer Referral Service agree to provide a 30 minute consultation in exchange for a $40 consultation fee. During the consultation the attorney and client discuss the legal problem, possible solutions and the attorney fees needed for additional representation.