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How Your Real Estate Lawyer Can Help You: An Interview with The Law Offices of Michael A. Kelly

By Kristen Bosse

Please describe the various real estate services you offer.

MAK's recognized and highly respected Real Estate practice focuses on the representation of developers. Our clients include major national, regional, and local developers of properties of all kinds including office, industrial, retail, residential, and mixed-use.

As an experienced lawyer, what type of cases do you specialized in?

With a proven track record across real estate, construction, environmental, and business and corporate law, the Law Offices of Michael A. Kelly has the expertise you need to overcome business and personal obstacles and pursue new opportunities.

What aspects of real estate do you offer your law services?

Development & Permitting
Land Use Litigation
Environmental Law
Administrative Law
Construction Law
Purchase & Sale Agreements

What advice would you give to homeowners to make sure they are represented fairly throughout the home purchasing/selling process?

Seek a lawyer's advice before you sign anything.

What are the benefits of utilizing a lawyer during the foreclosure process?

Possibly obtain debt relief and/or relief from any deficiency on the mortgage amount after foreclosure sale.

What are some specific qualities that a homeowner should look for in a qualified lawyer?

Experience in that particular area of law, period.

What sort of legalities should inexperienced homeowners be aware of when selling their home?

Conditions to a purchase and sale agreement and time is of the essence for a closing.

Do you really think it is truly necessary to hire a real estate lawyer?

Yes absolutely, the bank or lender's lawyer does not represent you, he or she only represents the bank or lender.

What's the best way for people to get in contact with you?

You can email mkelly@maklawfirm.com. Or you can call (401) 490-7334 X 101 (Andrea) or X 100 (Tara).

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