Real Estate and Construction Law


Our Real Estate Attorneys Represent Clients Throughout Florida

Douglas Law Firm has a diverse multi-disciplined approach to real estate law with both transactions and litigation. We handle a wide variety of residential and commercial real estate concerns, including purchase and sale agreements, easements, quiet title actions, commercial escrow agreements, hunting partnership agreements, real estate conveyances, land use restrictions, boundary disputes, slander of title, adverse possessions and more. Our law firm can help with the following real estate related areas:

  • Eminent Domain
  • Land Use and Zoning
  • Drafting, Negotiation, and Enforcement of Various Real Property Contracts and Agreements
  • Title Searches and Insurance
  • Residential, Retail, Agricultural, and Industrial Closings
  • Acquisition, Development, and Disposition of Real Property
  • Mortgage Finance, Foreclosures, Workouts and Asset Repositioning
  • Commercial and Residential Landlord-Tenant Disputes 
  • Boundary Line Disputes
  • Easements, easements by prescription, implied easements
  • Nuisance litigation
  • Windstorm Insurance Policy
  • Sinkholes



Douglas Law Firm is prepared to assist with the many phases of your construction project.  Our team is experienced in your needs, from contract negotiation, preparation, bidding and procurement, environmental review, construction administration, insurance coverage counseling and claims, planning and design, scheduling modifications, change order documentation, contract compliance, project close out, surety/bond issues, litigation, lien protection or enforcement, and dispute avoidance and resolution.  We have over 58 years of combined experience.  We focus on your business goals in the construction process.


Project Contracting, Administration, and Dispute Avoidance

Much like the foundation of your project, it is important to have appropriate and timely planning.  In the planning process we work with the with our clients to identify goals during the planning stage and implement them during the contracting stage.  With Douglas Law Firm on your team, you can trust us to help understand the contract and those involved, to protect the interest of your company, define deliverables, and to document the agreements along the way.  Once your project is underway, our firm will help assure the terms of the contract are enforced.  In the contracting process, observation is key.  Under our care, we will ensure the contractors comply with the terms of the contract and meet the expectations set, as well as helping resolve any identified issues.


Construction Disputes and Litigation 

While we would hope that every construction project goes off without a hitch, we understand issues come up.  Defaults, scheduling, specifications, payments, and understanding of the contracts are all issues that could arise.  Our legal team has years of experience in protecting contracts allows you to focus on what’s most important. 

Our real estate and construction attorneys provide a comprehensive approach that allows our clients to negotiate, purchase, develop, and use real property to its highest potential, while simultaneously securing legal advice concerning all real estate litigation issues and personal objectives.

To schedule a free consultation please call our office at 800-705-5457 or fill out our contact form.

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Douglas Law Firm

Palatka Office

117 N. 2nd Street,
Palatka, FL 32177

Tel: 386-530-2955
Toll Free: 800-705-5457
Fax: 386-385-5914

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Douglas Law Firm

St Augustine Office

100 Southpark Blvd, Suite 414
St Augustine, FL 32086

Tel: 904-671-8395
Toll Free: 800-705-5457

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Douglas Law Firm

Jacksonville Office

6100 Greenland Road, Unit #603,
Jacksonville, FL 32258

Tel: 904-671-8395
Toll Free: 800-705-5457

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Douglas Law Firm

Nocatee Office

309 Kingsley Lake Dr., Suite 903,
St. Augustine, FL 32092

Tel: 904-671-8395
Toll Free: 800-705-5457

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Douglas Law Firm

Ocala Office

110 North Magnolia Avenue,
Ocala, FL 34475

Tel: 352-261-6054
Toll Free: 800-705-5457

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