Bracken Law
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Law Services Offered by Bracken Law - Destin, Fort Walton Beach, 30A and Panama City Beach, FL.

Legal Support for Real Estate, Businesses and Individuals.

 

Areas of Practice

Bracken Law practices in the areas of real estate closings/title insurance, real estate litigation, general civil litigation, business law, estate planning, and probate.


REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS / TITLE INSURANCE

When finalizing your residential or commercial real estate closing, you want a marketable title, free from debts and other defects. At Bracken Law, P.A., we represent individuals, businesses, and financial institutions throughout Northwest Florida. We will make sure you know what you are getting from your real estate closing and your title is protected.

The purchase of real estate is one of the most important investments an individual will make in life.  It is important to have a licensed Florida attorney to thoroughly examine the property and title.  Bracken Law, P.A. will have a Florida attorney investigate the entire legal history of the title, including previous owners of record, prior deeds, mortgages, court judgments, probate proceedings, foreclosures, and liens.

We are able to help businesses, individuals, and financial institutions in Northwest Florida with a variety of real estate closings and title concerns:

Our Services To All Clients Include:

  • Title Insurance for Residential & Commercial Closings
  • Tax Free Exchange (1031)
  • Mortgages
  • Refinances
  • Foreclosures
  • Real Estate Contracts
  • Escrow Services
  • Preparation of Documents
  • Title Search and Abstract
  • Quiet Title Actions
  • Information on Real Estate Taxes and Homestead Exemption
  • Recordings

Civil LITIGATION

Bracken Law, P.A. has handled numerous civil litigation cases from inception to conclusion. Whether they be individuals, partnerships, limited liability companies, or corporations the Firm has represented its clients at virtually every phase of litigation in controversies arising out of business relations.

We are not averse to trying a case to verdict.  Nevertheless, we also recognize that early resolution of a case is sometimes the best business and financial solution for our clients.  To this end, the Firm utilizes various types of alternative dispute resolution procedures, including mediation and arbitration, when appropriate.  The following list describes some of the areas of civil litigation law that the firm practices:

  • Contract Disputes/Litigation
  • Partnership, Shareholder, & Joint Venture Disputes
  • Collections
  • Defamation & Other Business Torts
  • Landlord/Tenant Disputes
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Foreclosure

Estate Planning

Estate planning is not only for the wealthy, but can benefit nearly anyone who is concerned about providing for their loved ones and helping their family to avoid a lengthy and stressful legal process following their passing. From wills to trusts and other estate planning instruments, we can help you choose the most appropriate strategy for you.


Business Formation / Restructuring

There are a variety of options open to entities that are just starting out or those going through changes. To determine which type of structure is a logical fit for your interests, you should consider what your personal and business taxation and liability needs may be.

Attention to detail in drafting the documents to file can ensure your rights are protected and liability is limited. After your business is formed, employment agreements and policies must be prepared and Bracken law has years of experience drafting non-diclosure agreements and non-compete agreements.


Contract Review

Successful transactional arrangements plan for not only the current but also the long-term protection of a company. Taking into account the potential risks and liability that may arise down the road is necessary in negotiating and executing any type of contract. Certain agreements may be necessary to ensure your financial interests and assets are protected, and these documents are not always easy to create without the assistance of a legal professional. A competent attorney can help you draft and review agreements for real estate, leases, non-compete contracts, licensing agreements, employment contracts, and distribution and purchase agreements.