Real Estate Law at Adams Jones Law Firm


Real Estate

Real Estate Law by Adams Jones

From title disputes in Hugoton to mechanics' liens in Olathe, from hotel projects in Wichita to condemnation cases in Garden City and Topeka, the attorneys of Adams Jones Law Firm provide real estate law services where the Kansas flag flies. We do dirt!

Brokers and Salespersons. Advise licensees of responsibilities under Kansas law, including the Real Estate Brokers’ and Salespersons’ License Act and the Brokerage Relationships in Real Estate Transactions Act.

Commercial Leasing. Work with a variety of commercial leases including office, warehouse, retail, and ground leases for commercial landlords and tenants.

Commercial Purchases and Sales. Assist clients in completing real estate transactions through contract preparation, due diligence review, title examinations, and environmental review.

Condemnation. Represent landowners in condemnation actions by governmental entities.

Condominiums. Prepare condominium declarations and governing documents.

Construction Law. Prepare and enforce mechanics’ liens and claims against payment and performance bonds. Prepare and review construction contracts. Represent owners, contractors and subcontractors in disputes.

Covenants & Restrictions. Create community associations, covenants and restrictions for commercial and residential properties.

Creditors' Rights. Represent commercial creditors and financial institutions in protecting and recovering assets and property in foreclosures, bankruptcy and workouts.

Developer Incentives. Assist developers utilizing Community Improvement District funding, Tax Increment Financing, tax abatements and other development incentives. Financing. Prepare and review loan documents and security instruments for lenders and borrowers.

Land Use/Zoning. Appear before the Board of Zoning Appeals and appellate bodies on land use issues for landowners and governmental entities.

Litigation/Alternative Dispute Resolution. Resolve disputes for clients in the most appropriate forum available for their controversy, including negotiation, mediation, arbitration, and litigation. We believe our strong real estate practice gives us an edge when called upon to convince a decision maker of our client’s position. Cases have included enforcement of contracts, boundary disputes, nuisances, and brokerage commission claims. Available to serve as mediators and arbitrators of real estate disputes and expert witnesses in real estate cases.

Mortgage Foreclosures/Workouts. Represent lenders in foreclosure of commercial properties, appointment of receivers, and collection of rents.

Natural Resources. Represent quarry owners in leasing and selling rock quarries. Represent oil and gas operators, lease owners and contractors over lease operations.

Tax Appeals. Prepare and process appeals of real estate tax valuations and assessments, including actions before the County Tax Appeals. Resolve issues with special assessments and improvement districts.

Title and Boundary Disputes. Represent landowners in disputes with adjoining neighbors over easements, fences, adverse possession, boundaries and trespass. Represent landowners, lenders and title insurers in title and lien priority disputes.

Title Insurance. Assist purchasers and lenders in securing appropriate title insurance coverage. Represent title insurance companies in claims.

Wind Energy.  Prepare and review wind energy leases.  Title and lease review for largest windfarm development in Kansas.