Easements & Disputes
Whether you have a dispute with a neighbor or need to know if there are easements on a property, I provide a range of legal services from research to litigation. Contact me to discuss your needs, and what assistance I can provide. I have several Maine property law articles available to help understand some commons issues.
Right-of-Ways Easements - see my article on Right-of-Way Easements in Maine
Real Estate Sales & Development
If you are transferring real estate in Maine, either buying, selling or just deeding, I provide several services at an affordable flat rate:
Residential sale: Advise on purchase and sale agreement, prepare deed, review closing documents. With the flat rate I am available as needed for any questions or concerns that come up. Attendance at closing if need be. $500 (Execute documents at closing with power of attorney - add $100).
Residential Purchase: Assist with preparation of purchase and sale agreement, review existing property deed and closing documents. With the flat rate I am available as needed for any questions or concerns that come up. Attendance at closing if need be. $500 (Execute documents at closing with power of attorney - add $100).
Closing Title Services - We now offer title services and title insurance. See here for more information.
Quit Claim or Warranty Deed: for transfer of all or portion of property without sale. $400 (does not include transfer tax, if applicable)
Easement Deed: grant of right to use of property, with or without compensation. $500
Other land use services I offer are done at an hourly rate.
Building code compliance
Landlord / Tenant
I assist property owners with leasing their property, in either a short-term or long-term situations. Whether you are just starting the process, or are in need of assistance with a tenant problem, contact me to discuss your needs. Below are some of the services I offer. I have also prepared a free Maine Landlord Guide.
Residential: $500 retainer; $175/hr after if retainer depleted.
Commercial: Contact me.
Succession & Management
Cottage Succession / Family LLC - see the article Save Your Family Camp
Home Owners Associations