Real Estate Law and Litigation

california-real-estate-law-booksAnyone who has owned, leased or used land understands that property rights are a common source of conflict. Neighbors, landlords and tenants, and homeowners associations and their members generally can work together to resolve problems as they arise. Sometimes, for a multitude of reasons, solutions are not attainable in the normal course of relations. In such cases, clients need representation by counsel with deep understanding of the laws of ownership and use of property and well developed tools to insure that their rights are protected. The Law Offices of J. Scott Isherwood provides its clients with results-oriented, practical approaches to real estate disputes through negotiation, mediation and arbitration or litigation in state or federal court. Our offices assist clients in real property issues including:

  • Purchase and sale;
  • Landlord – Tenant disputes;
  • Lease disputes;
  • Eviction – unlawful detainer;
  • Boundary disputes and encroachment;
  • Trespass and nuisance;
  • Easements;
  • Quiet title and partition;
  • Specific performance;
  • Liens and lien foreclosure;
  • Construction defect;
  • Title insurance coverage and claims;
  • Property damage and insurance claims;
  • Tree issues;
  • Ground movement and lateral and subjacent support issues;
  • Land use and zoning.