Practice areas are Real Estate Law, Banking and Business Law, Community Development Districts, Special Assessments, Construction Law, Commercial Litigation and Adoption.
The office is conveniently located in beautiful Winter Park, Florida. We believe that effective legal representation results from experience and relationships. Our attorneys offer extensive experience in many areas of the law and bring that experience to bear to solve the challenges our clients may face. We also build long-term relationships with our clients, which helps us to understand their business and personal challenges and to offer effective counsel.
700 W. Morse Blvd., Ste. 101
Winter Park FL 32789
Real estate ownership, sale and development are important economic engines in Central Florida. While land itself is as old as time, the rules relating to its ownership, development and use are changing.
Transactions The purchase or sale of real estate or its financing can involve complex issues. We represent clients in these matters. Whether purchasing or building a house, developing a commercial property or assembling large scale real estate projects, we can assist in these processes. Clark, Albaugh & Rentz, LLP offers representation and counsel in these areas. Title Matters The condition of title to property can have major ramifications to its use and value. Many times people assume title issues do not exist because property has been conveyed previously. That assumption can be costly. We represent several major title underwriters and can provide title analysis and title insurance protection. We also work to resolve title issues that may jeopardize a particular development plan. Real Property Litigation Unfortunately, real estate transactions sometimes result in disputes between parties over contractual questions, title issues or development disputes. Clark, Albaugh & Rentz, LLP is experienced in handling these matters. Land Use Law The pace of growth in our state over the past two decades has resulted in a significant framework of laws and ordinances which affect the use of property. These laws frequently raise legal issues or the need for legal counsel about how they affect property ownership and transactions. Condominium and Planned Development Many development projects make use of complex plans in which land is developed into condominium ownership or as mixed use developments. These plans require careful thought and drafting to ensure proper integration of land uses. Clark, Albaugh & Rentz, LLP is experienced in counseling clients and drafting documents for the creation of residential and commercial condominiums and residential and mixed use large scale developments. Property Rights It is inevitable that government restrictions on growth and land use will clash with constitutional and other legal rights guaranteed to property owners. At these times, clients need counsel who are not afraid to take a firm stand and say no to excessive regulatory intrusion. We represent our clients aggressively in these situations.
A Florida resident for more than 50 years, Scott D. Clark was a top five percent graduate of the University of Florida College of Law in 1979. Since that time, he has focused his practice on real estate transactions and the related disciplines of land use law, banking and real property litigation. He has had extensive experience in real estate development matters, closings, banking transactions, foreclosures and loan workouts.
Since 1993, Mr. Clark has practiced extensively in the representation of special governmental districts known as community development districts. These special purpose governments are formed to finance real estate development projects using special assessment revenue bonds and other financing arrangements. He has also participated in significant litigation associated with the collection and enforcement of these special assessments.
Mr. Clark has practiced in the Orlando area, primarily in Winter Park, for nearly thirty years. Clark, Albaugh & Rentz, LLP reflects his philosophy of providing long-term knowledge, counsel and relationships with business owners.
Mr. Clark enjoys an AV rating by the Martindale-Hubbell peer-review rating system, the highest ranking available.
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