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Real Estate Attorneys

A home may be the most significant investment you’ll ever make.  Our attorneys can provide the legal advice you need when buying, selling or refinancing. Don’t leave that process to non-attorneys.

William D. Tucker, III – Real Estate Settlement Attorney

Mary Ann Barnes – Land Partition Suit Attorney

Russell N. Kruse – Real Estate Litigation Attorney

Contact us today for a Settlement Fee Quote or Initial Consultation – It’s the first step to protecting your home and your family.


Whether you are purchasing or selling residential real estate through a real estate agent or on your own, Tucker Griffin Barnes will enact proper safeguards to protect your investment.

When unique real estate problems are involved, we have the deep insight needed to create solutions.

  • Short Sales
  • REO Purchases
  • Family Land Issues
  • Foreclosure Prevention
  • Land Partition Suits
  • Right-of-Way Disputes
  • Title Problems
  • Breach of Contracts
  • Home Owner Association Disputes

Sample Real Estate Terminology:

  • Deed – A written document by which the ownership of land is transferred from one person to another.
  • Deed of Trust – A document that secures the loan and gives a lender the right to foreclose on a piece of property if the borrower defaults on the loan.
  • Joint Tenancy – Ownership by two or more people that gives equal shares of a piece of property. Rights pass to the surviving owner or owners.
  • Tenancy by the Entirety – Ownership by a husband and wife where they hold title to the whole property with right of survivorship.
  • Tenants in Common – An estate or interest in land held by two or more persons, each having equal rights of possession and enjoyment, but without any right of succession by survivorship between the owners.
  • Title Search – Review all recorded transactions in the public record to determine whether any title defects exist that could interfere with the clear transfer of ownership of the property.
  • Title Insurance – Insurance against loss or damage resulting from defects or failure of title to a particular parcel of real property.

Your Next Step:

Contact us today for a Settlement Fee Quote or Initial Consultation – We’re ready to help.

We have two offices conveniently located in Charlottesville and Lake Monticello, Virginia for your real estate settlements.  Please note: We don’t handle real estate settlements in our Harrisonburg office.

We Create Solutions for our Real Estate Clients!

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Meet Our Attorneys
Testimonials
  • ""Bill Tucker and his team were the answer to my real estate prayers! After being transferred to another state .."" - Short Sales

  • ""Yvonne Griffin represented me in an accident case that required many months of hands on attention .."" - Personal Injury

  • ""Ms. Barnes, I cannot thank you and your staff enough for taking my case at was a very dark time for me .."" - Social Security Disability

  • ""Lynn Bradley has been a force that has proven to be competent, professional and exceled at her work .."" - Worker's Compensation

  • ""Ms. Hakes, Thank you so much. You don't know what a wonderful gift you just gave to me, my son's .."" - Criminal Defense

  • ""When you first interview Laura Butler, it is apparent you are in the presence of a true professional in all .."" - Family Law

  • ""Mr. Tucker, I cannot thank you enough for all your work. I wish everyone had your work ethic and attention .."" - Real Estate

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