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Real estate transactions central focus of current lawsuit

There's a problem brewing in another state that has both sides of a particular issue on edge and fighting to win the court's favor. High asset real estate transactions like this one are often complex, and when problems arise, it may take considerable time to process through written agreements, state laws and other key variables before the court can make a well-informed decision. Over $400 million is at stake in this situation, which most people in Illinois would consider a substantial amount of money.

Feil siblings no longer fighting over real estate contracts

CEO of the Feil Organization, Jeffrey Feil, and his siblings recently announced they have come to an amicable agreement regarding a contentious squabble ongoing between them since their mother's death more than 10 years ago. The situation involved real estate contracts, as well as their individual inheritances. Such circumstances are often quite complicated, even if parties disagree over a single real estate property in Illinois rather than an entire portfolio of properties in another state as these siblings did.

Parents land favorable court decision re real estate contracts

Many Illinois parents know what it's like to squabble with adult children. Such situations often cause serious breakdowns in familial relationships. Some families even wind up battling one another in court, as made evident by a recent case involving a grown daughter and her spouse. They got into a dispute with her parents. Real estate contracts in family situations have the potential to spawn intense disagreements.

Closing problems frequent issue in real estate transactions

Buying a house or new business in Illinois is typically an exciting experience. From start to finish, bringing real estate transactions to fruition can take months. When problems arise, buyers and sellers may suffer substantial delays. One thing everyone typically hopes for, but don't always get, is a smooth closing.

Developer sues for millions in breach of contract claim

Vacant buildings dot Illinois urban landscapes as many others do in cities throughout the nation. Such structures can become eyesores if left unattended for extended periods of times. A developer in another state had plans to renovate a particular building and bought it from a city in another state. The same developer has since filed a lawsuit, however, claiming that city officials committed a breach of contract

Illinois real estate transactions sometimes lead to legal dispute

It is not uncommon for many Illinois residents to be involved in the buying or selling of commercial real estate at some point in their lives. Often, such real estate transactions can be quite complex, and the processes therein can become intimidating for those involved. When a dispute or legal argument arises under such circumstances, it is often necessary to contact a business and commercial law attorney for help.

Some Illinois real estate transactions include property trades

Many people in Illinois enter into agreements and contracts for the buying and/or selling of privately or commercially owned property. Some real estate transactions don't involve the purchase of property per se. Rather, they contemplate the exchange of property between property owners. A recent intergovernmental agreement includes the University of Illinois and the town of Normal.

Legal help available for Illinois real estate transactions

In Illinois and all other states, business deals occur on a daily basis involving the buying and/or selling of real estate properties. Illinois residents will want to know that there is legal counsel available to those who need it regarding real estate transactions in the state. Transactions involving business properties often pertain to areas of both state and federal law. Accordingly, it is typically beneficial to consult with an experienced attorney before proceeding into litigation or entering into a contract of any kind.

The basics of commercial real estate evictions in Illinois

The tenant of a commercial space has possession of the office, workspace or storefront, but the landlord still owns the place. Most landlord-tenant relationships go smoothly in Illinois, but sometimes landlords feel they must evict a commercial tenant.