Verrill assists businesses and individuals in Maine, Massachusetts, and Connecticut in resolving complex real estate matters, including disputes over the validity and priority of fee ownership interests, easements, liens, and other real property interests. The Real Estate Litigation Group includes experienced litigation as well as transactional attorneys. Collaborating with clients to achieve their goals in a cost-effective manner, our attorneys search for creative solutions to resolve claims without court intervention. If litigation proves necessary, the group's seasoned litigators can draw not only on their own experience, but also on the in-depth knowledge of the firm's transactional attorneys to ensure mastery of the real property and title insurance issues in dispute. Our work includes trial and appellate practice before state and federal courts, arbitration, and mediation. Our real estate litigation experience includes:

  • Eminent domain/condemnation issues and claims
  • Mortgages, attachments, mechanics liens, and other liens
  • Easement, boundary, and title disputes
  • Title slander cases
  • Title irregularities and defects
  • Easement and access disputes
  • Quiet title actions
  • Restrictive covenant disputes
  • Adverse possession, prescriptive easements, encroachment, and trespass claims
  • Option agreement claims
  • Right of first refusal claims
  • Purchase & Sale (P&S) agreement disputes
  • Commercial lease disputes
  • Trespass to timber claims
  • Registered land cases
  • Partition actions
  • Waterfront rights cases
  • Tax takings
  • Insurance coverage and other policyholder claims
  • Surface water diversion
  • Title insurance policy subrogation claims
  • Land use/zoning disputes

The Real Estate Litigation Group also works closely with, and leverages the resources of, many other attorneys at Verrill to further advocate for our real estate clients. The firm's attorneys have experience in areas of law such as environmental, land use, corporate, public utilities, banking, commercial, tax, bankruptcy, estate planning, probate litigation, and general litigation.

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