Owning a home comes with it a wide variety of potential litigation pitfalls. Collins & Hyman is there to help you resolve disputes in a variety of different circumstances.
If foreclosure is imminent, we can help you understand your options to keep your home or protect your credit. Virginia law and your Deed of Trust have provisions that we can use to ensure your rights aren’t violated. When dealing with issues regarding clouded title, Collins & Hyman can help unravel Virginia’s recording laws and assist you in quieting title to your personal home or investment property. Collins & Hyman is prepared to help you make sure your home remains an investment for your future.
Virginia has a robust landlord/tenant law designed to protect both the landlord and the tenant from abuse of the rental agreement. When a dispute arises between a landlord and a tenant, Collins & Hyman can help protect your rights and ensure the opposing party follows the law. We can assist in resolving disagreements regarding the security deposit, a term of the contract, the condition and maintenance of the property, failure to pay rent, eviction, or other issues relating to the lease contract. Whether you are a landlord or a tenant, we have the tools to help you solve your problem.
Homeowners Associations can be a great benefit when they work toward making your life better. However, HOAs can also be difficult when a disagreement arises. HOAs must follow certain laws and the applicable CC&Rs in managing the community. Homeowners have rights when the HOA violates these regulations. When confronting a dispute with your HOA, whether it be accessibility, assessments arrears, maintenance, personal injury in common elements, or a violation of the CC&Rs, we can help you fight back and support your rights as a homeowner.