Our real estate team is highly experienced in all aspects of residential and commercial transactions and development. We represent clients and conduct closings for the purchase and sale of personal residences, vacation homes, investment properties and commercial buildings throughout Virginia. We also represent clients in the refinancing of existing loans, whether personal or commercial properties. We have extensive experience in contract and lease negotiation and drafting, financing techniques, and governmental compliance. We are legal counsel to several REALTOR® Associations located in Virginia, and provide guidance with Virginia real estate laws and regulations.
Lafayette, Ayers & Whitlock, PLC has a team dedicated to the representation of creditors. Whether your case is a collection, bankruptcy, real estate or foreclosure matter, we can assist you. Our firm utilizes technology, including computerized collection reporting to better serve clients. We appear in courts across the Commonwealth of Virginia and in most Federal courts.
See our monthly newsletter, Creditor News – a monthly newsletter for individuals and businesses concerned with bankruptcy, collection and credit matters.
Visit our weekly blog, Creditor News Blog – a weekly blog for individuals and businesses with bankruptcy, collection and credit matters.
Homeowner and Community Associations
We advise Homeowner, Condominium and Community Associations regarding duties, administration and collection of dues (including judicial and non-judicial means).
Whether forming a limited liability company, corporation or partnership, restructuring an existing entity or negotiating an owners’ agreement, our firm provides a full range of business legal services. We will help you select an appropriate business entity or course of action to meet your needs. Our attorneys work with clients to plan and implement business objectives and to negotiate commercial transactions. We serve as registered agents for many Virginia and out-of-state corporations.
Estate Planning and Probate
We advise clients on estate planning needs, including estate and gift tax considerations and the drafting of wills, living trusts, codicils, trusts, powers of attorney, and medical directives. We represent clients in probate administration. Lafayette, Ayers & Whitlock, PLC understands the complexities involved in probating and settling an estate, representing both small and large estates.
Lafayette, Ayers & Whitlock, PLC enjoys a state-wide practice in administrative law and maintains excellent working relationships with many state agencies, such as the Virginia ABC Authority, the Lottery Board, DPOR, and the Real Estate Board. We have extensive experience in representing clients with administrative agency actions, including applications and state licensing. We represent clients in all stages of administrative hearings before hearing officers and appeals to state agency Boards.