Real Estate Litigation & Property Disputes

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Protect your rights with a Fort Lauderdale real estate disputes lawyer

If you’re involved in a Florida real estate or property 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 litigation 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
  • Banks & Financial Institutions
  • – 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 in need of an expert witness or 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 disputes 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 litigation lawyer, call (954) 440-0901 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. -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. –Eric

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Real Estate Litigation Articles

Florida Real Estate Litigation: Landlord Remedies in Commercial Leases

When tenants breach a commercial lease agreement, Florida law provides landlords with three options: Consider the lease terminated and resume possession of the premises for the landlord’s own purposes (i.e., for the “landlord’s account”); Hold possession of the premises for the “tenant’s account” and seek general damages for any amount not recovered by re-renting the premises; Take no immediate action but, rather, Read More

Florida Real Estate Litigation: Acquiring Property through Adverse Possession

By: Justin C. Carlin, Esq. For the most part, title to real property passes by conveyance, from one person or entity to another in a document called a deed.  But title in real property may also be acquired through adverse possession. Acquiring title to real property by adverse possession occurs from the operation of the statute of limitations for ejectment or from the recovery of real property.  If an owner to real property does not, with Read More

A “Notice of Lis Pendens”: A Valuable Tool in Fort Lauderdale Real Estate Litigation

By: Justin C. Carlin A common dilemma in Florida real estate litigation is preventing the property that is the subject of a lawsuit from being dissipated during the lawsuit.  For example, if A invested money to purchase real estate purchased by B, and B endeavored to sell the property without providing A with his proportionate share of the sale proceeds, what could A do to prevent the sale of the property during the pendency of his lawsuit a Read More

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