Real Estate Law

Real Estate

The Law Office of Timothy J. Hacking has the expertise and experience needed to provide assistance with all types of real estate transactions. We have assisted many clients with purchase and sale transactions, commercial leases, landlord-tenant issues, condominium and homeowners’ associations, planning and zoning matters, and foreclosure representation. The firm also has represented numerous clients in all types of litigation related to real estate.

Our firm can assist you with Land Use and Zoning questions, Landlord & Tenant issues, Boundary Disputes, Real Estate Litigation, Commercial Real Estate matters, Buy & Sell Agreements, Foreclosures.

Real Estate Document Review

The purchase and sale of real estate is full of many complex documents. It is important to protect your interests and your investment by thoroughly understanding all of the documents, including:

Purchase agreements

Title insurance commitment and related documents


HUD-1 closing statement

Commercial lease agreements

Loan documents

Residential lease agreements

Having an attorney before closing may save you money in the long run.

Real Estate Litigation

The Law Office of Timothy J. Hacking has experience in arguing successful resolutions concerning the enforceability of purchase agreements, breach of lease agreements, the validity of HOA covenants and conditions, the rightful nature of liens on real property, and other real estate-related issues.

Representing Landlords Throughout Ohio

If you are a commercial or residential landlord, eviction proceedings can be time-consuming and costly. It is critical to involve an experienced lawyer who has an understanding of the entire eviction process and will work to secure the landlord’s rights. The Law Office of Timothy J. Hacking generally does not represent tenants.

Tenants have a duty to:

Refrain from damaging the unit

Refrain from damaging fixtures

Pay rent in a timely manner

Dispose of their trash

Comply with housing code rules that apply to tenants

Not only can the Law Office of Timothy J. Hacking assist with the eviction process, but we can help you avoid evictions by drafting residential and commercial lease agreements that prepare you and protect your businesses’ rights.

Collecting Past-Due Rent and Damages From Tenants

As a landlord/tenant and collections law firm, the Law Office of Timothy J. Hacking knows how to approach your unique situation using all available legal options to secure payment for the money owed to you. We will ensure that your collection process is handled professionally and personally.

Real estate law

Landlord / Tenant law

Zoning and Municipal Law

Contract Disputes

Lease Disputes

Boundary Disputes