Practice Areas

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Real Estate

(Residential and Commercial)

Contracts to Purchase or Sell Real Estate     

Our firm offers preparation of Residential and Commercial Contracts for the Purchase or Sale of Real Estate.

Lease Agreements

Our firm offers preparation of Residential and Commercial Lease Agreements for real property.


Our firm offers preparation of Quitclaim Deeds, Life Estate Deeds, and Warranty Deeds.  A quitclaim deed is a deed that conveys a grantor’s complete interest or claim in certain real property but neither warrants nor professes that the title is valid.  A Warranty Deed is a deed containing one or more covenants of title that expressly guarantees that the grantor’s title is clear.  A life estate deed is a deed that conveys the rights to real property which is held only for the duration of a specified person’s life.

Loan Closings

Our firm as conducted thousands of real estate loan closings involving cash sales, mortgages, and construction loans.

Title Examination and Insurance

Our firm offers title examinations and title opinions as well as owners and lenders title insurance policies.

Title Insurance a form of indemnity insurance which insures against financial loss from defects in title to real property and from the invalidity or unenforceability of mortgage loans

John G. McDonnell has been an agent for First American Title Insurance for over 2 decades.


The firm’s practice includes various types of real estate litigation ranging from real estate contract disputes, property line disputes and tax confirmation disputes to real estate construction disputes.