Real Estate Law

D'Lima Law, LLC represents clients throughout Virginia in foreclosure defense (including loan modifications, deficiency judgment, and short sales), mortgages & homeowner's rights, quiet title issues, and landlord/tenant issues (including mold, repairs & habitability concerns, and leases).

Residential Mortgages & Foreclosures

D'Lima Law, LLC assists residential homeowners with all aspects of their mortgages and defending their rights, whether it's reviewing the mortgage for legal issues or defending against foreclosure.

  • Review of Mortgage Servicing File for Compliance Issues by Lender/Servicer (see our flat-fee prices)
  • Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA) & Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) Violations
  • Loan Modification Applications & Negotiations
  • Comprehensive Foreclosure Defense Solutions
  • Deficiency Judgment Defense & Negotiations
  • Short Sale Negotiations
HOA & COA Matters

While Homeowners' Associations (HOAs) and Condo Owners' Associations (COAs) are designed to provide for a well-managed community, disputes can arise. D'Lima Law, LLC can represent owners regarding HOA and COA matters for both owners and boards, such as:

  • Neglect of Duties by HOA or COA (Such as Failure to Maintain Common Areas)
  • HOA or COA Legal Compliance
  • HOA or COA Violation Notices
  • HOA or COA Debt Negotiations or Enforcement
  • HOA or COA Entity Concerns, including Holding Meetings and Electing Board Members
Title & Ownership

D'Lima Law, LLC can assist with transfers of real estate, or disputes between parties regarding ownership of a property. This includes reviewing or drafting documents and litigation.

  • Home Purchase or Sale Legal Representation (see our flat-fee prices)
  • Drafting Deeds
  • Quiet Title & Removing Clouds from Title Lawsuits
  • Interference with Quiet Enjoyment of Property Lawsuits
  • Partition Actions
  • Rights of Foreclosure Sale Purchasers

Residential Landlord-Tenant Law

D'Lima Law, LLC represents residential tenants in matters concerning their rentals. Much of residential law is based on the Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act. D'Lima Law, LLC can advise on matters such as:

  • Review of Residential Lease
  • Structure, Mold, & Environmental Concerns
  • Bed Bugs, Fleas, Ants, Roaches, Mice, Rats, Bats, Snakes, Raccoons, Birds, Pests, Infestations, & Other Safety and Habitability Concerns
  • Repairs, Maintenance, & Utility Concerns
  • Roommate, Housemate, & Neighbor Disputes
  • Unlawful Detainer (Eviction Actions)
  • Warrant in Debt (Past-Due Rent & Damages)
Commercial Landlord-Tenant Law

D'Lima Law, LLC also represents commercial tenants regarding their rental properties. Commercial tenancies are based mainly on the lease contract between the landlord and the tenant. D'Lima Law, LLC can advise on matters such as:

  • Review & Negotiation of Lease Application/Contract
  • Structure, Mold, & Environmental Concerns
  • Repairs, Maintenance, & Utility Concerns
  • Code, Local Ordinance, & Zoning Enforcement Representation
  • Rental Lease Payment Mitigation (Loss In Financial Standing)
  • Unlawful Detainer (Eviction Actions)
  • Warrant in Debt (Past-Due Rent & Damages)
Small & Medium-Sized Landlord Representation

D'Lima Law, LLC can represents small and medium-sized landlords in landlord-tenant matters, such as:

  • Review & Negotiation of Lease Application/Contract
  • Legal Compliance
  • Code, Local Ordinance, & Zoning Enforcement Representation
  • Unlawful Detainer (Eviction Actions)
  • Warrant in Debt (Past-Due Rent & Damages)