Your Real Estate Lawyer - Litigation and Transactions
The Scharff Law Group was established in 1991. The Firm represents individuals and small businesses in a wide variety of real estate litigation and transactions including purchase and sale disputes, disclosure issues, boundary and easement disputes, construction defects, broker disputes, contractor disputes, subcontractor disputes and drafting real estate transaction documents, including leases, purchase and sale agreements and loan and financing documents as well as forming Corporations and Limited Liability Companies (LLCs).Example cases
I have successfully litigated construction defect cases, non-disclosure cases in the context of a sale of both single family homes and commercial property, mechanic's lien cases, landlord-tenant disputes in both a residential and commercial context, boundary and easement disputes, real estate partnership and joint venture disputes, eminent domain issues, partition cases and a variety of other real estate matters. I have also assisted in a wide variety of real estate transactions, including 1031 exchanges.
2211 Park Boulevard
Palo Alto CA 94306
I charge my hourly rate.
For sale by owners: $3,500
$275 to $350 depending on circumstances.
Monday through Friday
8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
I own and manage a number of large commercial and residential projects, and I always had a strong interest in real estate.
I'm all for it.
Yes, depending on the circumstances.
I have practiced law since 1986. I previously worked with a large real estate developer, and then founded The Scharff Law Group in 1991.
I have a real estate broker's license, so I have the knowledge and experience of having done a number of real estate transactions. In addition, I worked in-house for a large real estate firm and have significant trial and arbitration experience, which gives me a wealth of knowledge to draw upon.
My strength is that I am friendly, persuasive, and enjoyable to work with. I keep the focus on winning, or in a business transaction, getting the deal done.Personal interests:
Skiing, whitewater rafting, windsurfing, and travel.
Bar Number: 125206
Columbia University School of Law
Bachelor of Arts, 1983
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