A land dispute can seriously impact your enjoyment and use of your property. Disputes over land use and zoning ordinances, building and safety codes, or environmental regulations can disrupt your plans for your property. Whether you are having a dispute with the local municipality, neighboring property owners, or third parties challenging your plans for your property, you need seasoned New Jersey land dispute attorneys to advocate for your rights and interests. Hiring an attorney for your land dispute matter means having a knowledgeable resource that can help you understand your rights and options. A real estate litigation attorney can also advocate on your behalf to try to resolve your dispute with local government officials or neighbors.

At The Epstein Law Firm, P.A., our New Jersey land dispute attorneys will work to secure a resolution to your land dispute matter that is most favorable to your rights and interests. With extensive trial experience, our legal team can help guide you through land use, planning, or zoning litigation. Our firm can also work diligently to resolve your land dispute through alternative options such as negotiation or formal hearings. Our property dispute lawyers in Hackensack, NJ will put in the work necessary to secure the best possible outcome for you in your matter so that you can enjoy the full use of your property. We can help take the anxiety and stress of a land dispute off of your shoulders. 

If you are facing a dispute with your local land use and zoning boards in Bergen County, Essex County, Hudson County, Middlesex County, Passaic County, or elsewhere in New Jersey, reach out to our firm for an initial consultation to speak with our New Jersey land dispute attorneys about your legal rights and your options for pursuing a resolution of your matter. 

Zoning and Land Use Issues that the New Jersey Land Dispute Attorneys at The Epstein Law Firm, P.A. Can Help You With

Turn to a New Jersey land dispute attorney from The Epstein Law Firm, P.A. for help when you are dealing with a land dispute matter that may involve:

  • Building and public safety codes
  • Environmental regulations and land use
  • Fire codes and fire districts
  • Historic preservation districts
  • Improvement/redevelopment districts
  • Land development
  • Land use
  • Site plan approval
  • Subdivision and residential development
  • Commercial or mixed-use development
  • Water districts
  • Zoning ordinances
  • Rezoning of property
  • Zoning variance applications

Our firm can help with reviewing state and local codes and regulations to help you understand your rights and obligations; drafting site plans and zoning variance applications; negotiating with zoning and other local officials for application approval or for tax incentives and other agreements; representing you at zoning and planning board and local council hearings; or pursuing your rights and interests in court if necessary. 

How Will Our Attorneys Work to Get You the Best Outcome in Your Legal Matter?

A land dispute can prevent you from being able to use and enjoy your property. Land disputes arise from disagreements over property boundaries, the scope of property covenants and easements, and the meaning of zoning, land use, and nuisance ordinances. Turn to the New Jersey land dispute attorneys of The Epstein Law Firm, P.A. for help with your land disputes. You can trust that our firm will:

  • Take the time to sit down with you to discuss the details of your legal matter to understand your concerns, goals, and needs so that we can pursue a case strategy aimed at the results you want.
  • Carefully review the relevant building and safety codes, land use ordinances, and zoning ordinances underlying your land dispute. 
  • Explain your legal rights and options to you, including the options you may have available to you to resolve your land dispute, such as pursuing municipal board hearings or filing suit in court to challenge an adverse municipal board decision. 
  • Preparing and filing land use, zoning, or site plan applications on your behalf.
  • Negotiating on your behalf with local officials and third parties to try to reach a mutually acceptable resolution of the land dispute.
  • Representing you in local board hearings
  • Taking your case to court if litigation represents the best option for pursuing the outcome you want.

You deserve to have full enjoyment and use of your property. A New Jersey land dispute attorney will work to help you resolve litigation or legal disputes you may be facing regarding your current and planned uses of your property. 

Contact the New Jersey Land Dispute Attorneys at The Epstein Law Firm, P.A. For an Initial Consultation

If you are facing issues involving gaining use approval for your property or disputes involving title, land boundaries, and covenants and easements, contact The Epstein Law Firm, P.A. today for a confidential consultation to learn more about how our experienced New Jersey land dispute attorneys can help you to pursue the best possible resolution for your case. 

Frequently Asked Questions About Land Disputes

What kind of attorney do I need for a land dispute?

If you are in the midst of a land dispute, you may need the services of a real estate litigation attorney. In particular, you will want an attorney who has extensive experience handling cases involving land use laws, title transfers and disputes, and covenants and easements. In addition, you may need an attorney with trial experience in the event you find yourself in court or need to go to court to resolve your land dispute.

What type of lawyer should I hire for a zoning dispute?

A real estate lawyer can assist you when you find yourself in a dispute with your local zoning board. In particular, you should look to work with a real estate lawyer with extensive knowledge of state and local land use and zoning laws and who has a proven track record of success in zoning board applications and hearings (especially with the local zoning board you are dealing with).


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