Top Hopkins Residential Real Estate Attorneys Near You

Law Offices of George E. Antrim III, PLLC

Residential Real Estate Attorney | Serving Hopkins, MN

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866-435-0754

Board Certified Civil Trial Specialist by the Minnesota State Bar Association and National Board of Trial Advocacy
Over 30 Years Experience

Engel Professional Association

Residential Real Estate Attorney | Serving Hopkins, MN

Coleman Hull & Van Vliet Pllp

Residential Real Estate Attorney | Serving Hopkins, MN

Marvin J Reigstad Law Office

Residential Real Estate Attorney | Serving Hopkins, MN

Nash & Lodge, PLLP

Residential Real Estate Attorney | Serving Hopkins, MN

ORME & ASSOCIATES LTD

Residential Real Estate Attorney | Serving Hopkins, MN

Anderson Merlyn Attorney

Residential Real Estate Attorney | Serving Hopkins, MN

Abbott Mediation & Law Office

Residential Real Estate Attorney | Serving Hopkins, MN

Krogh Law Firm, P.A.

Residential Real Estate Attorney | Serving Hopkins, MN

Personal Injury Associates

Residential Real Estate Attorney | Serving Hopkins, MN

Ronald Lee Trach Law Offices: Trach Ronald Lee

Residential Real Estate Attorney | Serving Hopkins, MN

Higbee & Associates

Residential Real Estate Attorney | Serving Hopkins, MN

Matthew S Vickery Law Offices

Residential Real Estate Attorney | Serving Hopkins, MN

Klosterbuer & Haubrich Llp

Residential Real Estate Attorney | Serving Hopkins, MN

Myles A. Schneider & Associates, Ltd.

Residential Real Estate Attorney | Serving Hopkins, MN

J P Hoffman Law Offices LLC: Carlson Gregory

Residential Real Estate Attorney | Serving Hopkins, MN

Hopkins Residential Real Estate Information

Residential Real Estate

Residential real estate transactions are regulated by state law and can involve a number of issues, such as easements, property lines, known and unknown faults with the home or the land. A home purchase is a contract between buyer and seller so other legal issues may be involved.

Do You Need a Residential Real Estate Lawyer?

Some states require a lawyer to be involved in the sale of a home. But even if your state does not have that requirement, it is still in your best interest to consult a Hopkins residential real estate lawyer. The lawyer can review the sales contract and the deed to prevent a legal issue arising later.

Top Questions to Ask When Hiring an Attorney

  • How many years have you been practicing law? How long have you practiced law in the local area?
  • How many cases similar to mine have you handled in the past?
  • What is the likely outcome for my case?

In legal practice, experience matters. An experienced attorney will likely have handled issues similar to yours many, many times. Therefore, after listening to your situation, the attorney should have a reasonable idea of the time line for a case like yours and the likely resolution.

Tips on Approaching an Initial Attorney Consultation

  • Use the consultation as a means of gaining a better understanding of your legal situation.
  • Ask the attorney how many cases similar to yours he/she has handled. An attorney's experience and knowledge can speak to their expertise (or lack of) in addressing your situation.
  • Your attorney should be able to articulate roughly how long a case like yours will take to resolve and what sort of procedures to expect.
  • Determine how comfortable you are working with the lawyer and/or law firm.

How to Find the Right Attorney

  • Determine the area of law that relates to your issue. Attorneys specialize in specific practice areas around legal issues within the broad field of law.
  • Seek out recommendations from friends, family, and colleagues. A successful attorney or practice will typically have many satisfied clients.
  • Set up consultation appointments to get a better understanding of your case as well as gauge your comfort level with different attorneys. Find the attorney who is the right fit for your needs.

Common legal terms explained

Plaintiff - a person or party who brings a lawsuit against another person(s) or party/parties in a court of law. Private persons or parties can only file suit in civil court.

Judgment - A decision of the court. Also known as a decree or order. Judgments handed down by the court are usually binding on the parties before the court.

Lead Counsel Rated Attorneys

Lead Counsel's objective process independently verifies attorney records, conferring with state bars across the country and conducting annual reviews to confirm that the attorney practices in the legal categories as indicated, possesses a valid bar license, and is eligible to practice in the specific jurisdiction.