Whether you are a business or individual, real estate is a substantial financial investment.  When disputes over real estate arise, you want an experienced lawyer that will protect your investment in and outside the courtroom.  Real estate litigation requires substantial knowledge about property laws and civil litigation, as well as a dynamic courtroom presence.  Our lawyers have both.  Rathbun Bateman, P.C. lawyers have decades of experience successfully representing builders to owners, landlords, commercial tenants, real estate management companies, institutional investors, lenders, property and condominium associations, contractors and neighborhood groups in an array of real estate litigation.


In addition, our lawyers have extensive experience representing the title insurance industry and insured purchasers and lenders in all aspects of title insurance coverage and related title claims litigation. We regularly represent insureds in disputes regarding the lien enforceability and priority of mortgages and other actions needed to quickly and efficiently clear title.  We often assist our title insurance underwriters to prosecute claims in agent defalcations, error and omissions, recovery, and judgment enforcement.

Areas of Real Estate Litigation include:

  • Easements, Boundary Lines, and Title Disputes
  • Adverse Possession
  • Quiet Title Actions
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Construction and Builder/Developer Disputes
  • Partition and Judicial Sales
  • Title Insurance
  • Mortgages and Priority
  • Commercial, Industrial, and Retail Lease Disputes
  • Disputes Arising Out of Real Property Purchase Agreements or Options
  • Mechanics and Other Liens
  • Trespass and Injury to Real Property

Contact Experienced Real Estate Attorneys

Rathbun Bateman, P.C. is located in Fairfax, Virginia and represents clients throughout Virginia, D.C., and Maryland. Call us at 703.383.9580 or contact us online to schedule a consultation.

Real Estate Litigation