Chicago and Cook County Title Dispute Attorney
If you are involved in a title dispute in Chicago of Cook county and are looking for a legal partner with years of dedicated real estate experience then we are probably a good fit. Few businesses or individuals enjoy legal action but being threatened to lose what is rightfully ours is even harder to stomach. We understand this and have been helping Chicago and Cook County residents and businesses fight for their legal rights regarding title disputes since 1996.
Title Disputes Fundamentals
There are four forms of property titles:
Fee Simple: each owner has an undivided interest in the entire property;
Joint Tenancy with Right of Survivorship: each owner holds an undivided share in the estate, not subject to the rights of heirs;
Tenancy in Common: each owner holds an undivided share in the estate, which passes by succession (no right of survivorship); and
Tenancy in the Entirety: created by husband and wife.
Purchasing real estate in Illinois one has the right to receive a clear, marketable title to the property. In most cases, a buyer of property obtains a title examination and title insurance through a title company. Title insurance is required by banks to protect against claims by a third party against the property.
Title Disputes Lawyer
Chicago title disputes can be tricky and compled. We certainly recomment you consult with an experienced real estate litigation team when your business or individual situation in regards to a title is becoming threatened.
Please feel free to contact us here at the Law Offices of David T. Grisamore with your Cook County and Chicago title dispute challenges and let’s begin the conversation on your situation and how we may be of assistance.