Protecting Your Interests
Van Valer Law Firm represents clients in the sale and purchase of residential real estate. Attorney, Tom Vander Luitgaren and Eric Prime, have successfully represented individuals in the purchase and sale of various types of real estate in Greenwood and Central Indiana. Our attorneys provide representation throughout the entire real estate transaction, from the structure of the loan, to review of easements and restrictive covenants, to preparation and negotiation of agreements, to proper due diligence of the title, survey, and zoning review, to accompanying you to the Closing.
Even when a lease agreement is very specific on a particular issue, disputes can arise between landlord and tenant. Depending on the situation, these disputes may be resolved through informal negotiation, mediation, or in Court with one of our skilled attorneys.
Our attorneys can advise landlords and tenants of their respective rights and responsibilities under Indiana state law. We provide sound legal advice for a variety of landlord/tenant dispute issues such as disputes arising out of payment obligations, evictions, breach of lease contract disputes, and property damage allegations.
Evictions and Collections
Van Valer Law Firm handles tenant evictions and collections as well. We can help landlords collect unpaid bills through identification of assets from which to collect through wage garnishments and judgment liens on other real property.
Our attorneys advise Homeowners Association (HOA) Boards on collection-related issues. We can help your association implement actions to collect on delinquent dues and assessments such as demand letters, Small Claims suits, and lien filings.
Landlord Lease Agreement Review and Creation
Consult with one of our skilled attorneys today to review your rental agreement or work with you to draft a commercial or residential lease agreement that ensures your best interests are protected in the event that a dispute arises. Our attorneys understand the parameters of the law and can help you construct a lease that honors your rights as property owners.
Our attorneys are committed to staying up-to-date on developments in local and state law, furthering our ability to achieve positive results for our clients in the negotiation and litigation of land title disputes, easements, encroachments, and public and private nuisances.
Property Line Disputes
There are different types of boundary/property line disputes and different approaches to solving these disputes. Boundary issues can arise when a property owner makes improvements or changes. For example, constructing an improvement that crosses a property line or interferes with an established property use, such as blocking a path or driveway. Our attorneys can help you resolve your dispute by discussing your options with you.
HOA Law – Legal Advice to Protect Your Community
Van Valer Law Firm understands the unique variety of issues that confront community associations. Our attorneys represent Homeowners Associations (HOA) and other common interest communities throughout Greenwood and Central Indiana. We provide practical legal guidance on everyday HOA issues, interpretation and enforcement of covenants and governing documents, negotiation of contracts, assistance with zoning and land use issues, and collection of delinquent assessments.
HOA Board Legal Advice
The statutes and laws regulating the management of community associations have become more complex over the past several years. We successfully guide HOA Boards through their legal challenges and advise on the best course of action to resolve disputes before they escalate into expensive litigation matters.
We have experience with the development, interpretation, and enforcement of articles of incorporation, Declaration of Covenants, Conditions, and Restrictions (CC&R’s), and bylaws.Our real estate attorneys have experience with drafting, reviewing, and revising contracts for maintenance, repair, and operation of the community. We can even help your HOA obtain bank loans for capital repair and replacement projects.