Real Property Litigation
Your Trusted Tampa Law Firm for Real Property Litigation in Florida
Johnson, Newlon & DeCort handles real property litigation. Our lawyers represent clients in a wide range of commercial disputes involving real property. We regularly handle matters in state and federal courts, as well as before arbitration panels and administrative bodies. We represent clients in disputes regarding purchase and sale agreements, joint ventures, leases, restrictive covenants, easements or other access rights, boundary disputes, and adverse possession. We handle quiet title suits and disputes, specific performance actions, and tort claims and other actions involving real property in Tampa and throughout Florida.
Acquisition and Sale
Those acquiring or selling real property typically enter into a contractual relationship. If someone is unable or unwilling to perform under the contract, a party may seek relief in litigation. We represent buyers and sellers seeking to enforce their rights pursuant to contracts for the purchase or sale of real estate, as well as brokers and agents who may suffer harm due to a breach of the contract.
Johnson, Newlon & DeCort attorneys represent property owners in disputes with cities and counties in code enforcement matters. Code Violations can result in significant fines, liens on your property, or even demolition of your property. If you are facing code enforcement action, it is important to consult with an attorney. We are here to help you protect your rights and interests.
We represent commercial landlords and tenants in real property disputes. If you own a commercial property where a tenant has breached the terms of your lease, or your landlord has breached its obligations, our attorneys can help you seek relief.
Johnson Newlon & DeCort attorneys represent buyers and sellers in tort claims relating to real property, including negligence and breach of duty.
Eminent Domain and Condemnation
Facing a situation where governmental or private entities aim to acquire your property can be daunting. Our lawyers have extensive experience representing both property and business owners in eminent domain and condemnation cases against various authorities, such as federal and state governments, counties, municipalities, and public and private utility companies. We’ve worked with diverse clients, ranging from large land developers and national retailers to homeowners and small businesses. Our singular focus is on ensuring you receive just and full compensation for your property.
We also serve as outside counsel for condemning authorities, providing expertise to government agencies in this complex legal area. Our firm’s experience representing condemnors and property owners provides us with unparalleled insight into litigating eminent domain matters from both sides of the table.
Inverse Condemnations, Regulatory Takings, and Pro Tanto Takings: Representation Across the Full Range of Government Actions and Private Property Rights
When governmental activities go beyond reach beyond their lawful “police powers” and encroach upon your property rights, you need a strong defense. Johnson, Newlon & DeCort is adept at handling cases where governmental actions result in a taking of property. Whether it involves a public improvement built on privately-held land or regulations that eliminate all beneficial use of a property, our attorneys can evaluate these claims rigorously and guide you through the complexities of litigating these matters to rulings by administrative boards and commissions or in jury verdicts in court.
Comprehensive Real Property Litigation Practice Protecting Valuable Private Property Rights
Our Florida real property litigation practice includes all of the following areas, among others:
Inverse Condemnation: When the government indirectly takes private property, we can help you get fair compensation.
Quiet Title Actions: These legal actions enable us to resolve disputes surrounding property ownership efficiently and conclusively.
Real Estate Purchase Disputes: From insufficient disclosures to escrow and financing issues to problems that arise during closing, our real property lawyers are adept at navigating conflicts that arise from property transactions to safeguard your investment.
Commercial Real Property Litigation: Leverage our expertise for disputes relating to commercial properties, including lease disputes, breach of contract, financing issues, and more.
Foreclosures and Evictions: Protect your property interests in foreclosure or eviction circumstances, including Florida’s judicial foreclosure process and landlord-friendly eviction laws.
Why Choose Johnson, Newlon & DeCort for Real Property Litigation in Florida?
In addition to providing high-quality legal representation that achieves results in and out of court, our firm is committed to offering personal, responsive service that gives you direct access to your lawyer throughout the litigation process. With deep roots in Florida and a comprehensive understanding of state-specific laws, our firm stands as a reliable choice for protecting your property rights in the Sunshine State.
For knowledgeable representation in real property litigation matters across Florida, turn to Johnson, Newlon & DeCort. Reach out to us today by calling our Tampa office at 813-699-4859, or contact us online for a consultation and take the first step toward safeguarding your property and your future.