Practice Areas

Real Estate Litigation

The acquisition, purchase, ownership, development and use of real estate often leads to disputes. Glenn L. Widom, P.A. represents clients in disputes involving commercial and residential property, providing advice, consultation and, if necessary, representation in litigation or some form of Alternative Dispute Resolution – ADR, such as mediation or arbitration.

Glenn Widom is available for consultation for disputes involving purchase and sale agreements, broker listing agreements, management agreements, operating agreements, loan agreements, leases, property and title insurance, partnerships, limited liability corporations, easements, boundary or title claims, mortgages, zoning or other real estate transactions.

Examples of the specific disputes handled by the firm include:

  • Property Insurance Coverage — representation of insureds, adjusters, and carriers in claims involving Insurance Coverage Disputes under policies of property insurance.
  • Brokerage Fee Claims — representation of brokers to recover fees owed pursuant to a written listing agreement or as a procuring cause of a real estate transaction; and defending property owners and buyers as to wrongful commission claims.
  • Commercial Lease Disputes — representation of tenants and landlords in disputes arising from commercial leases, claims for breach of contract or involving commercial evictions, foreclosures, and consultation in the development of a workout strategy to preserve the value of the property and the client’s investment.
  • Breach of Contract and Specific Performance Claims — representation of buyers, sellers, investors and managers in disputes arising from real estate purchase and sales contracts, listing and management agreements, including claims for damages, specific performance and title insurance disputes.
  • Mortgage Foreclosures — representation of both mortgagees and mortgagors in foreclosure proceedings.
  • Return of Security and Purchase Deposits — representation of buyers and investors who seek to rescind agreements for the purchase of real estate, including condominiums and investment properties, and to secure the return of security and other deposits.
  • Construction and Mechanic’s Lien Disputes — representation of buyers, owners, contractors, sub-contractors, materialmen, builders and investors for claims for damages and/or specific performance involving defective construction, breach of construction agreements and the delivery of material or services.
  • Partnership and Limited Liability Corporation Disputes — representation of partners, owners and investors in commercial real estate projects involving issues of internal corporate governance, capital calls, minority ownership, breach of fiduciary duty, property managers, partition, receiverships, accounting and other options to terminate a project through an orderly business divorce.
  • Ownership Rights and Title Insurance — enforcing the rights of property owners of residential and commercial real property as to boundary disputes, easements, claims to quiet title and slander of title.
  • Fraudulent Real Estate Practices — representation of parties to real estate transactions who are the victim of fraudulent practices.
  • Workouts — representation of lenders and borrowers in disputes involving loan commitments, mortgage financing, lender liability issues and solutions to preserve asset values and resolve foreclosure claims.

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