Real Estate Litigation

Attorneys at Law

Real estate litigation requires experienced attorneys who understand agreements, financing, ownership structures, real estate rules and regulations, and secured transactions. Sprague Law represents property owners, developers, secured lenders, borrowers, landlords, tenants, and other clients. We have the skills, experience, and access to legal resources necessary to help our clients maximize their opportunities and avoid unnecessary risks. We use our insight and experience to efficiently and effectively address both a long-term strategy and the legal details of cases before, during, and after litigation or dispute resolution.

We provide legal services to established businesses and entrepreneurs in all areas of real estate litigation and dispute resolution — from negotiating settlements, mediation, arbitration, litigation, trials, and appeals in various areas, including:

  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • Breach of contract claims
  • Commercial leases — eviction & forcible detainer actions, rights of first refusal matters
  • Development disputes
  • Easement & encumbrance disputes
  • Eminent domain disputes — fair market value, right to take disputes, urban redevelopment issues, relocation
  • Environmental
  • Governmental affairs, contracts, litigation
  • Land development
  • Land use and entitlements
  • Lease agreement disputes
  • Loan participation & other co-ownership arrangements — inter-creditor agreement, agent disputes
  • Management & operating agreements — resort, hotel & shopping center operator issues, common area maintenance, reconciliation issues
  • Ownership & title disputes
  • Ownership structures — partnership, limited liability company, percentage disputes, dissolution, participation rights, termination, dilution issues
  • Property appraisals & appraisers
  • Property boundary disputes
  • Purchase/sale contracts & options — acquisition, post-closing adjustment, performance & escrow matters, rescission, fraud/mistake claims
  • Recover secured or unsecured assets
  • Restructure financial obligations
  • Retail
  • Residential, condominium & resort
  • Residential home closing disputes
  • Retail outlet disputes
  • Retail, sports, entertainment, & mixed-use development
  • Secured loans — foreclosure, receivership, guaranty enforcement, disbursement issues, lender liability, bad faith claims
  • Shopping mall property disputes
  • Title matters — bona fide purchaser/encumbrancer status, lien & ownership priority, easement rights, mechanic’s lien rights, adverse possession & other prescriptive rights, accretion/erosion issues
  • Zoning & land use disputes

Learn more about how we can help you with your real estate litigation needs. Contact Sprague Law at (919) 232-9424 to schedule a free consultation.