Real Estate Litigation & Legal Services

The real estate world can be difficult to navigate for the average consumer, and the legal side is even more so. This is why our real estate litigation team at Lieb at Law strives to provide the utmost in legal information and clarity with our services. No one should have to tackle the real estate legal world alone.

Real estate litigation is the process of taking legal action in any type of housing property dispute, such as boundary-line disputes, nuisances, foreclosures, and ownership fights. If you are experiencing a realty dispute, you need to understand the cost-benefit analysis of waging war and bring an army ready to advocate for your rights. Lieb at Law, P.C.'s real estate litigation practice includes plaintiff and defense representation. We do trials, ADR (mediation/arbitration), administrative proceedings, and appeals. Our team represents the nation’s largest real estate developers, real estate brokers, title insurance underwriters/agents, and individual property owners. We can help you too.

Other real estate litigation services that we offer concern discrimination, down-payment disputes, construction litigation, and more. If you are in a dispute, call Lieb at Law’s team of attorneys before you make a misstep. Real estate litigation is technical, and every tactic matters if you want to win your case.

Lieb at Law provides real estate litigation lawyers throughout New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and in the federal courts. If you’re interested in learning more about our services or the real estate litigation process, contact our experts today. Find out how our team can help advise and support you during many common real estate disputes.

You can find a full list of the various real estate legal services that we provide below.

Real Estate Litigation:

  • Breach of Contract
  • Commercial Evictions
  • Construction Litigation
  • Constructive Trust (Property Ownership Disputes)
  • Cooperative, Condominium, and Homeowner’s Association Litigation (Board / Building Representation & Unit Owner Representation)
  • Down Payment Disputes
  • Environmental Litigation (Navigation Law §181)
  • Fair Housing & Discrimination
  • Neighbor Disputes (Covenants & Restrictions / Easements & Rights of Way)
  • Partition Actions
  • Premises Liability
  • Trespass Actions
  • Zoning & Land Use / Article 78 Litigation

Foreclosure Litigation:

  • Ancient Mortgage
  • Bona Fide Lender / Purchaser for Value
  • Contractual Breaches
  • Deceased Borrower Substitutions, Creditor Administrations, and Estate Liability
  • Discrimination (Redlining / Reverse-Redlining)
  • Equitable Mortgages
  • Equitable Subrogation
  • Evidentiary Issues with the Business Record Exception to Hearsay
  • Foreclosure Settlement Conferences & Bad Faith Hearings
  • Jurisdiction & Service Issues
  • RESPA Regulation X Loss Mitigation
  • RPAPL 1303 / 1304 Notices
  • Standing (Tracing Mortgage Note Assignments; Powers of Attorney; Pooling & Servicing Agreements)
  • Statute of Limitations (Acceleration / De-acceleration)
  • Usury
  • TILA Regulation Z Prohibited Acts or Practices

Real Estate Brokerage Litigation:

  • Breach of Fiduciary Duty
  • Commission Disputes / Affidavits of Entitlement
  • Fair Housing & Discrimination
  • False Advertising
  • Fraud / Fraudulent Inducement
  • License Law Violations and Administrative Complaints
  • NAR / REBNY Ethics & MLS Complaints
  • Subpoenaed Non-Party Witness Representation
  • Trainings & Compliance Management

Title Litigation

  • Boundary Line Disputes including Adverse Possession & Prescriptive Easements
  • Defective Deeds, Forged Deeds, & Fraudulently Induced Deeds
  • Equitable Mortgages
  • Mortgage / Lien Priority & Enforceability concerning Bona Fide Purchaser / Lender RPL §291 Status, Inquiry Notice & Equitable Subrogation claims
  • Quiet Title Actions (Bar Claim / RPAPL Article 15) / Declaratory Judgment Actions concerning Usurious Loans, Ancient Mortgages, & Failure to Discharge Mortgages