Top Fond du Lac Residential Real Estate Attorneys Near You

Schwab Legal Group, LLC

Residential Real Estate Attorney | Serving Fond du Lac, 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 …

Deutch Law Offices, S.C

Residential Real Estate Attorney | Serving Fond du Lac, 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 …

Residential Real Estate Attorneys in Fond du Lac

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Fond du Lac 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 Fond du Lac 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.

Does firm size matter?

For most consumer legal issues, the size of the practice is much less important than the experience, competence, and reputation of the attorney(s) handling your case. Among the most important factors when choosing an attorney are your comfort level with the attorney or practice and the attorney's track record in bringing about quick, successful resolutions to cases similar to yours.

Common legal terms explained

Personal jurisdiction - Requirement that a particular court have authority over a person, in order to bind that person to the judgment of the court, based on minimum contacts. International Shoe Co v. Washington is a landmark Supreme Court case outlining the scope of a state court's reach in personal jurisdiction.

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