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LexisNexis Practice Guide: Georgia Real Estate Litigation

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Find answers quickly in this concise one-volume practical guide, and avoid wasting time. LexisNexis Practice Guide: Georgia Real Estate Litigation provides an easily navigated - and understood - road map to the most prevalent real estate litigation topics that an attorney may encounter. Available in convenient formats you can use in court as well as at your desk: an easily carried soft-bound print volume, an eBook, and on the Internet as part of Lexis Advance. Whether you are a seasoned practitioner, or simply need to be refreshed on a particular topic, this guide will serve as a daily resource for your real estate litigation practice. The eBook versions of this title feature links to Lexis Advance for further legal research options

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Table of Contents

CHAPTER 1 LAND USE, ZONING, AND REGULATION LITIGATION
§ 1.01 Overview
§ 1.02 Understanding Zoning and Planning Authority in Georgia
§ 1.03 Conducting Initial Zoning Review and Dispute Process at Local Level
§ 1.04 Appealing Initial Land Use Decision in Court
§ 1.05 Understanding Environmental Regulations of Land Use

CHAPTER 2 LITIGATION OVER TRANSFER OF REAL PROPERTY
§ 2.01 Overview
§ 2.02 Bringing Breach of Contract Claims Between Buyer and Seller
§ 2.03 Bringing Fraud and Related Claims Between Buyer and Seller
§ 2.04 Bringing Claims Involving Brokers.

CHAPTER 3 RESIDENTIAL LANDLORD-TENANT LITIGATION
§ 3.01 Overview
§ 3.02 Bringing Tenant’s Action Against Landlord
§ 3.03 Bringing Eviction and Related Proceedings
§ 3.04 Bringing Action Against Tenant For Property Damage/Waste
§ 3.05 Understanding and Complying With Security Deposit Regulations
§ 3.06 Understanding Housing Discrimination Rules and Cause of Action

CHAPTER 4 COMMERCIAL LANDLORD-TENANT LITIGATION
PART I. PRACTICAL GUIDANCE
§ 4.01 Creation of Landlord-Tenant Relationship
§ 4.02 Agreements Related to Commercial Leases
§ 4.03 Commercial Lease Requirements
§ 4.04 Lease Enforcement
§ 4.05 Lease Clauses
§ 4.06 Implied Covenants
§ 4.07 Defenses to Breach of Lease Actions
§ 4.08 Unlawful Detainer
§ 4.09 Landlord’s Statutory Lien
§ 4.10 Americans with Disabilities Act
§ 4.11 Waste

PART II. FORMS
§ 4.12 Unlawful Detainer Forms

CHAPTER 5 ADVERSE POSSESSION, TRESPASS, AND NUISANCE LITIGATION
PART I. PRACTICAL GUIDANCE
§ 5.01 Topical Overviews
§ 5.02 Establishing Adverse Possession/Prescription
§ 5.03 Understanding Statutory Time Limitations and Requirements
§ 5.04 Asserting and Defeating Adverse Possession Claims
§ 5.05 Defeating Adverse Possession
§ 5.06 Understanding Trespass Generally
§ 5.07 Understanding Nuisance Generally
§ 5.08 Comparing Trespass and Nuisance

PART II. FORMS
§ 5.09 Sample Pleadings and Documents

CHAPTER 6 EASMENTS AND PARTITION ACTIONS
PART I. PRACTICAL GUIDANCE
§ 6.01 Topical Overview
§ 6.02 Defining Easements
§ 6.03 Understanding Types and Formation of Easements
§ 6.04 Establishing Scope and Abandonment of Easement
§ 6.05 Understanding Partition Action
§ 6.06 Understanding Tenancy in Common
§ 6.07 Distinguishing Partition Methods
§ 6.08 Initiating and Conducting Partition Procedure
§ 6.09 Understanding Accounting Between Tenants in Common

PART II. FORMS
§ 6.10 Easement Related Forms
§ 6.11 Partition Related Forms

CHAPTER 7 QUIET TITLE AND REMOVAL OF LIENS
PART I. PRACTICAL GUIDANCE
§ 7.01 Overview
§ 7.02 Bringing Conventional Quiet Title Action
§ 7.03 Bringing Quiet Title Action Against The World
§ 7.04 Conducting Special Master Proceedings
§ 7.05 Defending Against Quiet Title Action
§ 7.06 Removing Mechanics Lien
§ 7.07 Removing Other Liens on Real Estate

PART II. FORMS
§ 7.08 Forms

CHAPTER 8 EMINENT DOMAIN AND INVERSE CONDEMNATION
PART I. PRACTICAL GUIDANCE
§ 8.01 Scope
§ 8.02 Eminent Domain Overview
§ 8.03 Understanding State’s Exercise of Eminent Domain
§ 8.04 Delegating Power to Condemn
§ 8.05 Understanding Statutory Eminent Domain Procedure Generally
§ 8.06 Distinguishing Partial Taking and Full Taking
§ 8.07 Fulfilling Prerequisites Before Condemnation Petition
§ 8.08 Understanding General Condemnation Principles
§ 8.09 Identifying Four Forms of Condemnation Proceeding
§ 8.10 Initiating Assessor Proceedings
§ 8.11 Initiating Special Master Proceedings
§ 8.12 Initiating Court Proceedings
§ 8.13 Understanding Transportation-Related and Utility Condemnation Proceedings
§ 8.14 Understanding Urban Redevelopment Law
§ 8.15 Identifying Inverse Condemnation Elements
§ 8.16 Establishing Inverse Condemnation Damages
§ 8.17 Obtaining Injunction to Abate Inverse Condemnation

PART II. FORMS
§ 8.18 Forms

CHAPTER 9 FORECLOSURE
PART I. PRACTICAL GUIDANCE
§ 9.01 Overview
§ 9.02 Complying with Nonjudicial Foreclosure Requirements
§ 9.03 Conducting Judicial Foreclosure of a Mortgage
§ 9.04 Conducting Judicial Foreclosure of Security Deeds
§ 9.05 Conducting Judicial Foreclosure of Trust Deeds
§ 9.06 Rescinding Judicial or Nonjudicial Sale
§ 9.07 Understanding Wrongful Foreclosure Action

PART II. FORMS
§ 9.08 Forms

CHAPTER 10 HOMEOWNERS’ AND CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATION LITIGATION
PART I. PRACTICAL GUIDANCE
§ 10.01 Creation of Common Property Regimes
§ 10.02 Creating Covenants
§ 10.03 Enforcing Association CC&Rs or Declarations
§ 10.04 Bringing Action Against Association
§ 10.05 Asserting Defenses to Enforcement

PART II. FORMS
§ 10.06 Forms