Dallas Real Estate Litigation Lawyers
Real estate can be an enormously valuable asset, regardless of whether it is an individual’s home or one of many holdings for a large company. For this reason, even relatively minor defects or other issues with real estate properties can have sizable financial consequences. Therefore, when real estate buyers are misled by sellers or contractors about the condition of their property, it may be necessary to pursue real estate litigation in order to recover appropriate compensation.
Real estate litigation can be a difficult process, but when managed effectively by experienced legal counsel, it may be able to help property owners secure the compensation they need to cover their losses.
For over thirty years, the attorneys of Gagnon, Peacock & Vereeke, P.C. have provided effective, aggressive litigation representation for clients in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex and across the state of Texas. Because your case deals with issues involving your family, your finances, and your property, attorneys at Gagnon, Peacock & Vereeke, P.C. are prepared to work hard for you to achieve the best outcome.
Gagnon, Peacock & Vereeke, P.C. has been a fixture in the Dallas-Fort Worth community for three decades. The Dallas-Fort Worth area is where we founded our practice and raised our families. The people we represent are our family, friends, and neighbors, and we treat all of our clients as such.
If you have a real estate dispute or need legal counsel in Fort Worth or Dallas, the team at Gagnon, Peacock & Vereeke, P.C. understands how important the results may be for you or your company, and we make it our mission to ensure that our clients have the dedicated, knowledgeable representation they deserve.
Contact Gagnon, Peacock & Vereeke, P.C. for a free consultation with a real estate litigation attorney. Chat live, fill out our email form, or call (214) 824-1414 today.
Do I Need A Real Estate Lawyer?
If you have a real estate dispute or another issue, you may have a number of questions about your legal options. What does real estate litigation entail? What types of problems can be resolved through real estate litigation? Do I need to hire a lawyer? While it may be tempting to represent yourself, finding the right attorney is crucial in cases of real estate issues since this aspect of the law can be particularly complex.
Why Choose Gagnon, Peacock & Vereeke, P.C. To Handle My Case?
How do you know which real estate litigation firm is right for your case? Not all attorneys have the experience needed to handle these cases, and selecting the right lawyer may determine the outcome of your case. These are some of the factors that set Gagnon, Peacock & Vereeke, P.C. apart:
Experience – Gagnon, Peacock & Vereeke, P.C. was founded in the Dallas-Fort Worth area over 30 years ago; few firms in the area can claim that kind of longevity and experience. Each of our partners has 30 years of experience working in real estate law.
Track record – Ultimately, you want a lawyer who can get results. Our attorneys have a record of success handling complex real estate cases and obtaining the best outcomes for clients.
Client satisfaction – It’s important to us that our clients not only receive fair compensation but also that they get the assistance and compassion they deserve. Our entire staff works hard to make sure our clients have everything they need during this difficult time. See what our past clients have to say about their experience with our firm.
Types of Cases We Handle
There are a number of different ways in which we can help clients who may have legal issues involving real estate ownership or purchase, including:
- Wrongful foreclosure – If you are facing wrongful foreclosure on your property, we can help you fight to protect it from wrongful actions on the part of a bank or other lender, including failure of the lender to provide homeowners with appropriate notices, lender bad faith, overcharging homeowners for late payment fees, and predatory lending.
- Easement disputes – If you need legal assistance with an easement dispute, contact us to discuss the specifics of your situation and to formulate a plan of action for resolving the issue.
- Construction defects / disputes – Because defects or problems with construction can be extremely costly for property owners, legal intervention may be necessary to ensure property owners recover compensation they deserve from losses by construction defects. We are ready to help you take legal action against the responsible party.
- Boundary disputes – The complexities of boundary disputes can become costly, but the attorneys at Gagnon, Peacock & Vereeke, P.C. are available to help you settle these matters quickly and easily.
- Oil and gas royalty disputes – While disputes over oil and gas royalties are common, we at Gagnon, Peacock & Vereeke, P.C. can help property owners resolve these matters quickly and protect you from the harassment of oil and gas companies.
- Commercial landlord / tenant disputes – We can help resolve commercial landlord and tenant disputes quickly and fairly when landlords and tenants disagree about the terms of a lease or rental agreement.
In all of these circumstances, our experienced legal team has the training, the resources, and the experience needed to effectively represent the needs of our clients.
Frequently Asked Questions
What types of issues can be resolved with real estate litigation?
The real estate litigation attorneys at Gagnon, Peacock & Vereeke, P.C. have handled a variety of real estate litigation matters, including wrongful foreclosure, easement disputes, construction defects and disputes, boundary disputes, oil and gas royalty disputes, or commercial landlord and tenant disputes.
Do I need legal representation?
While it may be tempting to handle your case yourself, aspects of real estate litigation are complex and nuanced, requiring the assistance of experienced legal counsel. We have helped buyers, sellers, tenants, renters, owners and other people involved in real estate matters.
Can I settle my real estate dispute outside of court?
It may be possible to settle many types of real estate disputes without getting involved in litigation, and the real estate lawyers at Gagnon, Peacock & Vereeke, P.C. are experienced in negotiation and mediation with the other parties involved in the dispute. Litigation is not necessary if you are able to come to an agreement with the other parties involved. This is where Gagnon, Peacock & Vereeke, P.C. can help: we’ll help you draft a written agreement that can be enforced by law if both parties sign the document.
When is a foreclosure wrongful?
Legally, a foreclosure may be considered wrongful if a lender or lender’s representative acts in “bad faith,” meaning they fail to provide homeowners with appropriate notices, they overcharge homeowners for late payment fees, or they use predatory lending practices. Learn more about your legal options by speaking with a wrongful foreclosure lawyer today.
What is a boundary dispute?
A boundary dispute can arise when property owners do not agree on the precise distinction between their properties. Boundary disagreements are often the result of a flawed deed, unmarked boundary lines, an adverse possession, or a flawed title transfer. Solving a boundary dispute allows you to protect your rights, and the lawyers at Gagnon, Peacock & Vereeke, P.C. are happy to help.
What is an easement?
An easement allows certain people or entities access to parts of a property for a particular use. While easements can be beneficial, disputes sometimes arise, which require legal intervention.
What kind of easement disputes are there?
While there are a number of easement disputes, the most common forms of easement disagreements are private easements, utility easements, and prescriptive easements. Whether you are the property owner or not, discussing your case with qualified legal counsel can help you know how to best pursue your complaint.
What is an oil and gas dispute?
Oil and gas disputes arise when oil or gas is discovered on a property and there is no agreement between the owner of the property and the oil and gas companies. The question becomes who the rightful owner of the minerals is. Seek the counsel of an experienced attorney to help you settle these differences to your benefit.
What action can I take if an oil or gas company harasses me about my mineral rights?
Speaking with an experienced lawyer can help you decide whether or not legal intervention is necessary to protect your oil and gas claims or protect you financially if you sell your claims. Unfortunately, some oil and gas companies attempt to encroach on your mineral rights, leading to oil and gas disputes. Contact a lawyer at Gagnon, Peacock & Vereeke, P.C. today to help defend your mineral rights.
Contact a Dallas-Fort Worth Real Estate Litigation Lawyer Today
The Dallas-Fort Worth real estate lawyers at Gagnon, Peacock & Vereeke, P.C. will fight for you.
The real estate lawyers at Gagnon, Peacock & Vereeke, P.C. have been practicing law in the Dallas-Fort Worth area for over 30 years. To learn more about what we can do for you and to get started developing your case with a qualified member of our professional legal staff, get in touch for a free consultation by chatting live, filling out our email form, or calling (214) 824-1414 (toll free at (888) 312-1750).