Litigators Protect Rights in Resolving Real Estate and Land Use Issues

SMGG’s real estate attorneys understand that real estate litigation can be complex and involve multiple parties, land use and development matters, foreclosures, title insurance defense and/or construction related disputes. We also know that real estate litigation may arise involving your home, boundary lines or unique issues affecting your real estate.

SMGG’s Real Estate Group uses a strategic approach when litigating real estate cases and are confident in our approach because of our wealth of experience in complex and equity claims in civil litigation and because of our strength and experience as real estate transactional lawyers. We represents property owners, investors, real estate developers, municipalities, title insurance companies, national banks, investment banks, and opportunity funds in matters before state courts, federal courts, bankruptcy courts, arbitration proceedings, and other alternative dispute resolution arenas, as well as before federal and state agencies. This multidisciplinary approach provides sophisticated, efficient, and highly effective representation in cases involving:

  • Breach of Purchase and Sale Contracts – including actions for specific performance, rescission, monetary damages and fraud claims.
  • Boundary disputes – including claims for easements, adverse possession and disputes regarding landlocked properties.
  • Quiet Title and Partition claims.
  • Title Insurance Defense.
  • Actions in Ejectment and Eviction – for more information about landlord/tenant disputes, please see our Landlord/Tenant page.
  • Eminent domain – see our Eminent Domain page for more information.
  • Condominium, Planned Community, and Homeowners’ Association Disputes – for more information, please see our Condominium and Homeowner’s Association page.
  • Construction claims – related to failure to properly construct commercial and residential properties and defense of these types of claims.
  • Construction Contract disputes – mechanics’ liens and matters under the Pennsylvania Contractor and Subcontractor Prompt Payment Act, 73 P.S. §§ 501 et seq.
  • Prosecution and defense of Seller Disclosure claims.
  • Claims involving secured loans, foreclosure, receivership, guaranty enforcement, and disbursement issues, as well as lender liability and bad faith claims.

Real estate litigation requires a versatile and highly skilled team like ours.  SMGG’s Real Estate Group can prove you with a thorough understanding of Pennsylvania law and perspective on the best and most cost-effective way to move forward. Our reputation as tenacious courtroom adversaries extends to the early stages of negotiation. If you are facing a conflict related to real estate, the attorneys at SMGG are ready to advocate on your behalf.

For more information, please contact Kimberly Tague or Christopher Azzara.