SLG represents its property owner and lender clients in all facets of commercial real estate, both litigation and transactional.
The dedicated and knowledgeable business and real estate attorneys at Scheer Law Group, LLP can assist you with a variety of legal matters related to your real estate transactions and managing your residential and commercial properties in Orange County and throughout California. We have years of experience reviewing and drafting purchase and sale agreements, negotiating commercial lease agreements, and providing advice on compliance with local zoning and land use regulations. We also assist with due diligence, such as title and survey review, and can help with the closing process. You can also count on us to aid in real estate disputes and real estate litigation that may arise.
For over 50 years, the principals of SLG have provided trusted legal advice to mortgage lenders, mortgage servicers, mortgage brokers, banks, credit unions, small business owners and individual investors with secured real and personal property interests.
SLG handles both litigation and transaction work. SLG is an AV-rated firm (highest rating from Martindale Hubbell) that concentrates its practice areas for these particular clients. SLG is noted for providing results that exceed that obtained by firms ten times its size, often at far less cost.
Commercial real estate attorneys evaluate and prepare purchase and sale agreements, negotiate lease agreements, and advise on compliance with local zoning and land use restrictions during the transaction process. Due diligence is also an integral part of real estate transactions. Having an attorney present to help make sure any title transfers, inspections, and other paperwork are completed correctly can help expedite the selling or purchasing process.
In terms of financing, an Orange County real estate lawyer can review and negotiate loan documents, advise on the legal requirements for obtaining a loan, and help with the closing and funding of the loan. They can also explain the legal implications of different types of financing, such as traditional bank loans or crowdfunding.
Overall, a commercial real estate lawyer can provide guidance and representation to ensure the transaction and financing are completed in compliance with all legal requirements and in the best interests of the client.
In the event of a dispute, an Orange County real estate attorney can advise clients on their rights and obligations. A real estate attorney can also help their clients prepare for trial or mediation and represent their clients in the proceedings.
No matter the situation, having an attorney assist with drafting and filing legal documents, such as complaints or motions, provides peace of mind that everything is completed correctly and on time to avoid any penalties.
Examples of disputes that a commercial real estate lawyer can assist with include:
A commercial real estate lawyer can also assist with alternative dispute resolution methods such as mediation, which can be a more efficient and cost-effective way to resolve disputes. They can help clients to negotiate a resolution that is acceptable to all parties and can draft a legally binding agreement to resolve the dispute.
Overall, a commercial real estate lawyer can provide guidance and representation to clients to help them navigate the complex legal landscape of commercial real estate disputes and to resolve disputes in a timely and cost-effective manner.
In the event of a creditor bankruptcy, a commercial real estate lawyer can advise clients on their rights and obligations as creditors, including their ability to collect on outstanding debts and the priority of their claims in the bankruptcy process. They can also assist with the preparation and filing of claims and can represent clients in court proceedings related to the bankruptcy.
In terms of mortgage fraud, a commercial real estate lawyer can assist clients in identifying and addressing fraudulent activities, such as false representations in loan applications or the use of straw buyers. They can also advise clients on their rights and obligations under state and federal laws related to mortgage fraud and can represent clients in legal proceedings related to fraud, such as civil claims or criminal investigations.
Additionally, a commercial real estate lawyer can assist clients in understanding their rights and obligations in the event of a foreclosure, including the various alternatives available to them, such as a loan modification or a short sale.
A commercial real estate lawyer in Orange County, California can assist with a variety of legal matters related to land use planning and development. Our lawyers at SLG can provide guidance on specific regulations and laws that apply in Orange County.
Commercial real estate lawyers can advise clients on the legal requirements for obtaining the necessary permits and approvals for a development project in Orange County and can assist with the preparation and submission of applications and supporting documentation to the local municipalities and county agencies.
They can also advise on compliance with local zoning and land use regulations in Orange County, including the rights and restrictions associated with different zoning classifications and any specific regulations that may apply in Orange County, and can assist with challenges to local government decisions or actions related to land use in the county.
Additionally, a commercial real estate lawyer in Orange County can assist with the negotiation and drafting of agreements related to land use, such as easements, covenants, and zoning variances, specific to the county. They can also advise on the legal implications of different types of land use agreements, such as ground leases, build-to-suit leases, and leasehold mortgages, and how they may differ from other areas of California.
Furthermore, they can assist with environmental compliance and permits, such as wetlands and endangered species, and advise clients on the legal implications of environmental issues on a property or development project in Orange County.
There is a lot to consider when navigating real estate law matters associated with running your commercial real estate business affairs, but you don’t need to try to manage everything alone. Reach out to a devoted and experienced Orange County lawyer at Scheer Law Group, LLP today to discuss your particular case and find out how you can get top legal representation.
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