Top De Pere Residential Real Estate Attorneys Near You

Deutch Law Offices, S.C

Residential Real Estate Attorney | Serving De Pere, WI

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414-882-5338

Experienced, aggressively prosecuting & defending builders/contractors & home/building owners

Deutch Law Offices provides clients with business litigation and transactional legal services. The attorneys, with over 50 years combined legal experience, bring in-depth knowledge to attend to each client’s legal needs and provide each client with a specified plan to meet the client’s goals. With a network of numerous industry-specific, expert consultants, the …

Schwab Legal Group, LLC

Residential Real Estate Attorney | Serving De Pere, WI

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920-202-5123

Accessible Lawyers. Unsurpassed Service. Well Versed in all Areas of Business Law Including Contracts. Call Today!

Real estate is the most significant purchase a person will make in their lifetime. Likewise, forming and running a business is complicated and fraught with many legal issues. When entering into any real estate or business matter protecting your legal rights and interests is an imperative. Schwab Legal Group can provide you with the knowledge and advocacy that sets the …

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De Pere 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 De Pere residential real estate lawyer. The lawyer can review the sales contract and the deed to prevent a legal issue arising later.

Best Time to Seek Legal Help

No matter what your legal issue may be, it is always best to seek legal help early in the process. An attorney can help secure what is likely to be the best possible outcome for your situation and avoid both unnecessary complications or errors.

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 will an attorney charge me?

A reputable attorney will be very upfront about how he/she will charge you. The three most common fee structures that attorneys use to charge for their services are:

  • Bill by the hour
  • Contingent fee agreement
  • Flat fee agreement

Depending on your specific legal situation, it's possible that only one type of fee structure is available. For instance, criminal defense attorneys almost always bill by the hour. In a flat fee arrangement, an attorney accepts a one-time payment to help you resolve your issue. With a contingent fee agreement, the client pays little to nothing upfront and the attorney receives a percentage of the money recovered if you win your case.

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.

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