Real Property Disputes
If you are facing litigation over the purchase, sale, lease or development of property, Manning Fulton stands ready to assist you.
Our attorneys understand sophisticated deal financing and ownership structures, the unique rules and regulations that apply to real estate and real estate secured transactions, and regularly represent clients in a wide range of disputes that involve nearly every aspect of the rights and duties associated with real property.
In state and federal courts, as well as in matters before arbitration panels and administrative bodies, our team regularly represents real estate owners, developers, landlords, lenders, tenants, contractors, insurers and brokers.
Our broad experience includes representing clients in disputes regarding purchase and sale agreements, joint ventures, development agreements, leases, restrictive covenants, mineral rights, riparian rights, easements or other access rights, boundary disputes, and adverse possession. We handle partition suits, quiet title disputes, specific performance actions, and tort claims and other actions involving the use and development of real property.
A significant portion of our practice surrounds the resolution of disputes arising out of major commercial and industrial construction projects through litigation and arbitration, and the protection of our clients’ interests before issues arise.
Partnering with attorneys in related disciplines throughout the Firm enables us to address our clients’ needs holistically, helping them to maximize opportunities and avoid unnecessary risks.
The government has the authority to take private property by condemning it for any legitimate public use, including, for example, road expansion, community redevelopment, historic preservation, public housing projects and certain utilities.
While challenging the purported public use is rarely successful, individuals whose property is to be taken should be prepared to negotiate and, if necessary, litigate the issue of just compensation and related damages – with an expert team at their side.
Manning Fulton’s experienced condemnation attorneys have an extensive track record that speaks for itself. Let us put our expertise to work for you and help maximize the compensation you receive for any governmental taking.