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Rebecca S. on ContractsCounsel
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April 6, 2021

Rebecca S.

Attorney/Owner
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San Diego, CA
13 Yrs Experience
Licensed in CA, DC, VA
New England School of Law

I absolutely love helping my clients buy their first home, sell their starters, upgrade to their next big adventure, or transition to their next phase of life. The confidence my clients have going into a transaction and through the whole process is one of the most rewarding aspects of practicing this type of law. My very first class in law school was property law, and let me tell you, this was like nothing I’d ever experienced. I remember vividly cracking open that big red book and staring at the pages not having the faintest idea what I was actually reading. Despite those initial scary moments, I grew to love property law. My obsession with real estate law was solidified when I was working in Virginia at a law firm outside DC. I ran the settlement (escrow) department and learned the ins and outs of transactions and the unique needs of the parties. My husband and I bought our first home in Virginia in 2012 and despite being an attorney, there was so much we didn’t know, especially when it came to our HOA and our mortgage. Our real estate agent was a wonderful resource for finding our home and negotiating some of the key terms, but there was something missing in the process. I’ve spent the last 10 years helping those who were in the same situation we were in better understand the process.

Michael T. on ContractsCounsel
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Michael T.

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Fairfax, Virginia
34 Yrs Experience
Licensed in DC, MD, VA
College of William and Mary

I have been in practice since 1990 and practice in D.C., Maryland, and Virginia. I am an experienced litigator and look forward to resolving your legal questions as efficiently as possible.

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Jonathan M.

Attorney
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Charlotte, NC
14 Yrs Experience
Licensed in NC, SC, VA
Charlotte School of Law

Owner and operator of Meek Law Firm, PC. Meek Law Firm provides comprehensive business law representation, precise and informed representation for real estate transactions in the commercial and residential markets of North and South Carolina and efficient succession and estate planning for business owners and individuals.

Tina R. on ContractsCounsel
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February 17, 2022

Tina R.

contracts lawyer and websites
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Arlington, VA
17 Yrs Experience
Licensed in DC, IL, VA
Loyola University Chicago

15 years for legal experience; expertise in contracts, healthcare, ERISA, physicians, financial services, commercial contracts, employment agreements, etc. I am adept at all contracts and can provide you with efficient and quality services. I have worked at a law firm, financial services company, consulting ,and non-profit.

Jason H. on ContractsCounsel
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Jason H.

Managing Attorney
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Dallas, Texas
23 Yrs Experience
Licensed in TX, VA
Regent University, School of Law

Jason has been providing legal insight and business expertise since 2001. He is admitted to both the Virginia Bar and the Texas State Bar, and also proud of his membership to the Fellowship of Ministers and Churches. Having served many people, companies and organizations with legal and business needs, his peers and clients know him to be a high-performing and skilled attorney who genuinely cares about his clients. In addition to being a trusted legal advisor, he is a keen business advisor for executive leadership and senior leadership teams on corporate legal and regulatory matters. His personal mission is to take a genuine interest in his clients, and serve as a primary resource to them.

Charlotte L. on ContractsCounsel
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February 25, 2021

Charlotte L.

Self-Employed Legal Consultant
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Arlington, VA
10 Yrs Experience
Licensed in DC, VA
University of Virginia School of Law

I hold a B.S. in Accounting and a B.A. in Philosophy from Virginia Tech (2009). I received my J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law in 2012. I am an associate member of the Virginia Bar and an active member of the DC bar. Currently, I am working as a self-employed legal consultant and attorney. Primarily my clients are start-up companies for which I perform various types of legal work, including negotiating and drafting settlement, preparing operating agreements and partnership agreements, assisting in moving companies to incorporate in new states and setting up companies to become registered in a state, assisting with employment matters, drafting non-disclosure agreements, assisting with private placement offerings, and researching issues on intellectual property, local regulations, privacy laws, corporate governance, and many other facets of the law, as the need arises. I have previously practiced as an attorney at a small DC securities law firm and worked at Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLC. My work experience is dynamic and includes many short-term and long term experience that span across areas such as maintaining my own blog, freelance writing, and dog walking. My diverse background has provided me with a stong skill set that can be easily adapted for new areas of work and indicates my ability to quickly learn for a wide array of clients.

Amy Sue L. on ContractsCounsel
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January 4, 2022

Amy Sue L.

President, Concierge Legal
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Washington, DC Metropolitan Area
27 Yrs Experience
Licensed in CA, DC, PA, VA
Pepperdine University School of Law

Ms. Leavens is a corporate attorney with 10 years of experience as the General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer and Corporate Secretary of a Congressionally chartered, non-profit corporation, and more than 20 years of experience as an advisor to executive officers and boards of directors in for-profit and non-profit organizations. She has substantial experience within in-house legal departments managing cross-functional teams comprised of multiple business units and attorneys on large-scale mission critical projects, and within a global law firm as a manager of public and private, domestic and international, multi-party business transactions. She has unique experience implementing government-sponsored business initiatives. Ms. Leavens was honored in 2015 as one of Washington, D.C.’s Top Corporate Counsel by Bisnow and the Association of Corporate Counsel; nominated in 2014 for the Association of Corporate Counsel (WMACCA) Outstanding Chief Legal Officer Award; and the recipient in 2014 of WMACCA’s Community Service Award.

Christopher M. on ContractsCounsel
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May 22, 2023

Christopher M.

Owner of The McKenna Law Group, LLC
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Frederick, Maryland
21 Yrs Experience
Licensed in MD, VA
University of Richmond, TC Williams School of Law

Skilled and experienced business attorney with vast experience in a wide array of commercial contracts. Strong emphasis on the lodging and hospitality practice field, including real estate acquisition and disposition, management agreements, franchise agreements, design & construction contracting and finance.

Meagan K. on ContractsCounsel
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May 23, 2023

Meagan K.

Attorney
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Charlottesville, Virginia
10 Yrs Experience
Licensed in VA
George Mason University School of Law

Meagan Kirchner has nearly a decade of experience in Immigration law. She has significant experience working on H-2B immigration matters. Her practice also focuses on business immigration, particularly representing corporate clients pursuing H, E3, TN, O, and L nonimmigrant classifications, as well as lawful permanent residence (EB-1A, NIW, EB-1C). Meagan has represented clients in a variety of industries including agriculture, hospitality, healthcare, IT, engineering, and finance. Meagan has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business from George Mason University and a Juris Doctor degree from the George Mason University School of Law. She is licensed to practice law in Virginia and is also a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA).

Christi H. on ContractsCounsel
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July 8, 2023

Christi H.

attorney
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Richmond, VA
19 Yrs Experience
Licensed in VA
Regent Law School

I have been practicing law for 18 years. I have worked in a mid-size firm environment where I was named a partner in 2014. In 2016, I left to start my own practice and work part-time. I handle most all corporate and transactional work and serve has outside general counsel for a number of companies

John W. on ContractsCounsel
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July 23, 2023

John W.

Strategic Business Partner
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Brookline, MA
38 Yrs Experience
Licensed in DC, MD, VA
Georgetown University Law Center

I am a business lawyer with 30+ years of experience, with a specialization in the life sciences industry. I have been general counsel at 5 different companies - both large and growing, as well as small and emerging. I have built legal teams and have extensive experience with Boards of Directors.

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Real Estate Legal Questions and Answers

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Lien

Virginia

Asked on Jun 24, 2022

Lien on house

Trying to sell home. My title company having issue settling the debt. Title company contact loan to payoff, but no record of my property was found. Only past owner current home is on the loan. Quit Deed was done 2012. In 2015 past owner loan was passed to a different company who record in Florida my parcel number. So basically I can't pay loan off because my home is not attached to her loan. I still can't clear title because lien was recorded 2015 in Fl court house, but The past owner was no longer on deed. Looking to hire a lawyer to clear title, so I can sell my home.

Michael T.

Answered Jul 19, 2022

This sounds complicated enough that you need a lawyer to get involved. Do you have a title insurance "owner's policy"? If so, that might get you a free lawyer (I can't tell from the facts you presented whether that will work). Also, you've tagged this question as a Virginia question, but you mention the lien being recorded in Florida. You need an experienced lawyer in the jurisdiction in which the property is located. If the house is in Virginia, you need a Virginia lawyer; if in Florida, you need a Florida lawyer. If it's a lien on Virginia property from a Florida judgment, then you need a Virginia lawyer, because that's where the property is located.

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Real Property Purchase Agreement

Virginia

Asked on Jun 18, 2022

quitclaim from deed

i have frienen is on my deed so he wants quit from deed how much charge

Michael T.

Answered Jul 19, 2022

Generally speaking, getting your friend "off the title" just needs a deed granting you his interest in the property. A real estate lawyer could prepare such a deed for only a few hundred dollars. But that does not include having a title examination done, and it doesn't include the recordation cost (the deed needs to be recorded in the local land records, and the cost varies).

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Real Estate

Warranty Deed

Texas

Asked on Jul 27, 2021

Texas deed and trust lawyer

Need warranty deed

George O.

Answered Aug 23, 2021

Good morning - I do these daily and can walk you through the process.

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Property Deed

Georgia

Asked on Feb 18, 2022

What happens when a mortgaged house was built on the wrong land?

We have 4 total lots, two in my fathers name and the other two in my grandfather’s name. The builder built my fathers house on my grandfather’s land. I wasn’t aware of this years ago until My father passed away. Who or How do we fix this problem?

Meghan T.

Answered Mar 11, 2022

Hello. There are multiple solutions to this problem. The simplest solution would be for your grandfather (or whoever the current owner is) to deed the property over to your father's heirs. They could also switch parcels of land. Depending on how long ago the home was built, the owner of the house could potentially have a right to the property via an adverse possession. Feel free to contact me to discuss this matter in more detail. - Meghan Thomas, Esq.

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Real Estate Lease Agreement

Illinois

Asked on Jan 24, 2022

What questions should I ask for a commercial lease?

I am being asked to sign a commercial lease agreement and am interested to learn what types of questions I would want to ask the landlord before signing the agreement. Any thought or advice would be much appreciated!

Jane C.

Answered Jan 25, 2022

I suggest you consult with an attorney who handles commercial real estate transactions. I suggest you as what charges you will be responsible for - water, heat, electric; what alterations are allowed; what repairs will the landlord cover; if the landlord will abate rent for COVID shutdowns.

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