Real Estate Litigation

Our Real Estate Litigation practice complements our recognized depth and reputation in real estate development and transactions. When experience counts, sophisticated clients turn to Fairfield and Woods.

Diverse Issues. Our real estate litigators have handled dozens of cases, giving them the experience necessary to steer their clients to a successful outcome. We know when and how to be tough, and when and how to settle on favorable terms. Our experience includes:

  • Construction contracts
  • Landlord-tenant disputes
  • Easements
  • Land Use
  • Access issues
  • Adverse possession
  • Quiet title
  • Condemnation
  • Partition

Substantive Experience. Our real estate litigators have significant real world experience, both in the courtroom and at the negotiation table. Areas of experience include:

  • Judicial foreclosure
  • Public trustee foreclosure
  • Partition
  • Receiverships
  • Fraudulent conveyances
  • Homeowner association assessment foreclosures
  • Mechanics liens
  • Evictions (residential and commercial)
  • Options and Rights of First Refusal
  • Condemnation
  • Commission disputes
  • Real estate broker malpractice
  • Trespass
  • Adverse possession and prescriptive easements
  • Spurious liens/slander of title
  • Construction arbitration

This partial list conveys a general idea of the breadth and depth of our capabilities in the real estate litigation area. For information on other aspects of our real estate practice, please see Affordable Housing, Commercial Leasing, Development and Construction, Environmental Law, Land Use, Lending and Commercial Foreclosures, Mixed Use, Condominiums and Planned Communities, Natural Resources, Real Estate Acquisitions and Sales, and Water Law.