Protect your rights with a Fort Lauderdale real estate disputes lawyer

If you’re involved in a Florida real estate dispute, then it is critical that you retain counsel who is knowledgeable about all aspects of Florida property law. Property law in Florida is generally more complicated than most other areas of law. In addition to being a product of centuries of legal development dating back to English feudalism, Florida property law is unique in that the Florida Constitution affords considerable protection for individuals’ homestead property. Moreover, legal proceedings relating to real estate are frequently governed by obscure statutes that have, over the course of decades, been interpreted (and, in some cases, re-interpreted) by Florida courts.

Experienced in handling complex real estate litigation in Florida courts

Led by Fort Lauderdale real estate lawyer Justin C. Carlin, the Firm is adept at handling a wide variety of real estate disputes, most of which occur in Florida’s state courts. Mr. Carlin has represented clients in complex and other real estate litigation where the amount in controversy has exceeded $10 million, but also in routine property disputes in which the amount in controversy is less than $50,000.00. The following list describes some of the areas of real estate litigation in which the Firm currently practices:

  • – Landlord/Tenant Litigation – Commercial and Residential
  • – Breach of Contract Disputes
  • – Escrow Deposit Disputes
  • – Mortgage Foreclosure – Commercial and Residential
  • – Lender Representation (including Banks & Financial Institutions)
  • – Foreclosure Defense
  • – Lien Foreclosure
  • – Community Association Disputes
  • – Condominium Association Law
  • – Homeowner Association Law
  • – Co-Operative Apartment Law
  • – Title-III ADA Defense Litigation
  • – Partition of Property Actions
  • – Actions to Quiet Title
  • – Property Damage Disputes
  • – Property Insurance Disputes

Industry-focused approach to real estate litigation

The Firm prides itself on specifically focusing on real estate law and on servicing the needs of those in the real estate industry, including:

  • – Real estate, construction, and design professionals
  • – Investors
  • – Private and institutional lenders
  • – Developers
  • – Community associations

Florida real estate lawyer Justin Carlin has spent a significant time in the South Florida community developing close relationships with those in the real estate industry. His clients often benefit from the existence of these relationships—for example, when they are inneed of an expert consultant to address a unique aspect of a case.

Contact an experienced Fort Lauderdale real estate lawyer to represent you in your property dispute

If you are involved in a real estate or property dispute in any of Palm Beach, Broward, or Miami-Dade counties, then contact an experienced Fort Lauderdale real estate lawyer to assist you with the dispute. We may be able to assist you with recovering assets or property to which you are entitled, or with defending a lawsuit that has been brought against you that concerns a real estate matter. To schedule a consultation with a Fort Lauderdale real estate lawyer, call (754) 223-3070 or complete the contact information form appearing immediately below.

Energetic, determined, personable, smart, resourceful, and ambitious, Mr. Carlin demonstrates key attributes of some of the nation's top litigators. I've been able to refer Mr. Carlin cases and he has exceeded my expectations each time. I would trust him with not only a client's woes but also with my own, Mr. Carlin is one of the very select few I would trust to pursue my rights, or to defend me should the occasion arise. -Attorney in the community

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I live out of state but currently have investment property in Florida. Justin has been an excellent resource for my Florida real estate and business law matters. I highly recommend him to anyone in need of a competent and responsive business lawyer. –Benjamin

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I’m 46, have worked countless attorneys in different areas of the law, courts and litigation. Justin is one of the best communicators, responders & easy to understand & work with lawyers I’ve met. His research, preciseness and clarity of opinions are simple & easy to understand for any lay person, a rare find in a lawyer. –Eric

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Florida Real Estate Litigation: Deed Defects and Curing Deed Defects

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Partitioning Property: A Private Sale May Be Authorized Only by Agreement

By: Justin C. Carlin When property (such as real estate or a building) is co-owned and not capable of being divided in half (e.g., a house cannot be cut in half without ruining the house), either co-owner may petition the Circuit Court in which the property is located to have the property partitioned—i.e., sold by an Order of the Court, with the proceeds from the sale, after payment of the costs of the sale and attorneys’ fees associ Read More

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