Zoning and Land Use
LAWRENCE & ASSOCIATES, INC., has experience in dealing with nearly every type of real estate issue imaginable. Our Clients range from individual property owners, to local and regional residential and commercial developers, to some of the largest corporate landowners within the state. We have been involved in countless transactions involving the acquisition or sale of real property, the entitlement of real property for specific usages, the negotiation and documentation of development and construction related agreements, the negotiation and documentation of loans and other financing transactions with respect to real estate, and the litigation of a myriad of real estate issues.
•Real Estate Transactions. We have been involved in the negotiation and documentation of the many types of written agreements required to take real property from raw land to a finished residential or commercial development. We have reviewed, negotiated, and drafted purchase and sale agreements, exchange agreements, development agreements, construction agreements, easement agreements, loan agreements, lease agreements, and countless other forms of agreements and instruments pertaining to the ownership, development, and use of real property.
•Land Use and Entitlement. We have assisted our Clients in obtaining the necessary governmental permits for the development of everything from homes for the impaired, to residential subdivisions, to major commercial and industrial developments. We work closely with our Clients in resolving land use and entitlement issues to ensure that the governmental permitting process may be a means to an end, and not the end of a dream.
•Dispute Resolution. Whether through negotiation, mediation, arbitration, or litigation in the courts, we understand the need for creative solutions to disputes concerning real property. Our lawyers have been involved in the successful resolution of disputes covering the breadth of real property law, including disputes pertaining to construction defects and liens, zoning and land use issues, title and escrow services, property tax valuations, slander of title claims, mortgage foreclosures, and a wide variety of breach of contract claims. Our attorneys have a broad range of experience in litigating land use and zoning issues. Our attorneys litigate on behalf of both zoning applicants in federal, state and local courts, and before administrative tribunals.
If you would like further information about a zoning or land use matter, please contact us for a no-cost initial consultation. email@example.com