real estate Litigation

Litigation has been an integral part of The Elliot Legal Group, P.A.’s practice since its inception. With a well-deserved reputation for cost-effectiveness and results, our attorneys have successfully litigated numerous real-estate related matters before trial and appellate courts.

Litigation in real-estate related matters arises within a variety of contexts related to the acquisition and development of real estate, such as disputes related to a contract to sell or purchase real property, disputes regarding contractors, disputes related to closing, disputes arising from the extent of ownership of property (such as title and boundary disputes), disputes with governmental agencies charged with overseeing development approvals and permits required for development of property, defense against opposition to such approvals made by third parties such as neighboring property owners, and disputes regarding escrows.

The Elliot Legal Group, P.A., handles a wide range of real estate disputes and their resolution through negotiation, mediation, arbitration or litigation. If conflicts develop, our lawyers have extensive experience developing practical solutions across all types of real estate matters, enabling us to quickly, effectively and efficiently resolve problems for our clients. Our areas of practice include:

  • Interstate Land Sales Full Disclosure Act actions
  • Florida Condominium Act actions
  • Title disputes
  • Ad valorem tax challenges
  • Boundary disputes
  • Writs of Mandamus to order local governments to issue land use approvals or permits
  • Trespass and ejectment actions
  • Contractual disputes related to acquisition of real property
  • Partition actions
  • Proceedings before State of Florida Administrative Agencies
  • Easement actions
  • Appeal of local government decisions related to rezonings, site plan approval, building permits and other land use approvals.

real estate Transactions

Markets change. Opportunities do not wait. A modern real estate practice needs to anticipate trends, understand the market, and react with speed and certainty. The Elliot Legal Group, P.A. is a modern real estate practice.

The Elliot Legal Group, P.A. combines talented attorneys and a breadth of expertise in times of boom and bust to offer a comprehensive, creative and value-added approach to legal services. Our clients are engaged in construction, development, lending, brokerage, leasing and other aspects of real estate, and include commercial developers, large and small corporations and real estate lenders, brokers, investors and title insurance companies involved in real property matters. More than mere scriveners, we are advisors, negotiators, strategists, investigators and closers.

The Elliot Legal Group, P.A. provides practical and knowledgeable legal counsel related to all aspects of real estate transactions, land use, entity formation, and financing. We assist our clients in negotiating contracts for purchase and sale, performing due diligence, negotiating transfer documents and finalizing the closing of the transaction.

We also assist our clients in connection with obtaining any necessary consents or approvals required for a particular transaction from third parties and counsel our clients with respect to any federal, state or local governmental reporting/disclosure requirements that may be necessary in connection with any transaction. An intimate awareness of the details of the transaction, coupled with expertise in issue recognition and resolution, ensures our clients’ transactions close successfully.


A Paymaster Attorney acts as a neutral third party to receive funds from any transaction between two separate individuals or businesses. The Paymaster maintains an escrow account, then disburses those funds to the seller.

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Real Estate

Once you begin the journey into real estate, an experienced attorney can spot any mistakes and save you money at the same time. You will be relieved to have that extra pair of eyes watching your back and your investment

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