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Sarasota, Florida, Real Estate Lawyers

An AV Rated* Law Firm Founded In 1998

Whether you are a first-time homebuyer, a seasoned investor or a business owner, issues may arise that warrant the need for solid legal counsel. At Gibson Kohl, P.L., we want to establish a lifelong relationship of trust and service. Our commitment to you is that we will represent the interests of you and your family in a variety of matters as you navigate the opportunities and challenges that life presents. Our Southwest Florida practice includes:

Real Estate Transactions

We assist clients locally, nationally and internationally with the sale and/or purchase of residential and commercial real estate including condominiums, waterfront property, golf course communities and acreage in the Sarasota and Manatee county areas. We issue title insurance, prepare and review contracts, title commitments, deeds, mortgages and all other documents required to successfully complete your real estate transaction.

Unlike a title company affiliated with a bank or real estate brokerage, we represent our clients’ interests and identify potential problems prior to, during and after closing. We are committed to ensuring a smooth transaction.

We can help you with real estate matters that include:

  • Residential and commercial real estate closings
  • Real estate development and subdividing
  • Bank financing
  • Easements and variance
  • Preparation of notes and mortgage
  • Real estate contracts

Commercial Litigation

We represent businesses throughout southwest Florida as plaintiffs or defendants in commercial litigation, including actions involving breach of contract, unfair business practices and business torts.

  • Contract Disputes
  • Mortgage Foreclosures
  • Creditors Rights
  • Mediation and Arbitration
  • Trial Work
  • Construction Disputes
  • Shareholder and partnership disputes
  • Corporate and business litigation
  • Non-Competition claims
  • Defamation – libel and slander
  • Unfair and deceptive trade practices
  • Fraud
  • Negligent misrepresentation
  • Conversion
  • Civil theft
  • Unjust enrichment
  • Quantum meruit
  • Tortious interference with contract and business relations
  • Breach of the Implied Covenant of Good Faith and Fair Dealing
  • Declaratory relief
  • Breach of fiduciary duty
  • Anti-Trust litigation
  • Unfair competition
  • Other business claims and torts

Real Estate Litigation

We represent businesses and individuals throughout southwest Florida as plaintiffs or defendants in real estate litigation matters. While we are skilled negotiators, we are also trial attorneys, who are willing and able to zealously protect your interests in court.

We are experienced in a wide range of matters including:

  • Boundary disputes
  • Easements
  • Riparian rights
  • Landlord/tenant matters
  • Lien foreclosure
  • Escrow and commission disputes
  • Real estate contract disputes
  • Development disputes
  • Title insurance claims
  • Partition claims
  • Quiet title claims
  • Ejectment
  • Forcible entry and unlawful detainer

Reach Our Sarasota Lawyers For Solid Legal Counsel With A Highly Personalized Approach

Contact us to learn how we may assist you. Our offices are open from 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. We have two convenient locations to better serve you.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.