Wyoming Business / Commercial Litigation

Land Use and Real Estate – Commercial Litigation Attorney – Wyoming

Real Estate & Land Use – Litigation Attorney - Wyoming Burg SimpsonWyoming is a state that’s been enjoying quiet, but robust, economic growth over the last couple of years. Housing prices have jumped more than 10 percent over the last year alone, while unemployment remains well below the national average, hovering around 3.6 percent. The state’s also emerging as an alternative energy leader, particularly in regard to wind energy. With major operations established in the state by Wal-Mart, Microsoft, and Lowe’s, the commercial real estate market is expected to enjoy healthy growth as well.

Burg Simpson’s Wyoming office has more than 40 years of experience handling issues that arise from real estate transactions and events affecting property, including purchase and sale contracts, insurance, environmental contamination, and construction as well as boundary or surveying disputes. If you’re stuck in a legal dispute over a real estate or land use, reach out to a Burg Simpson civil litigation lawyer in Cody at 307-527-7891 or fill out our Free Case Evaluation form today.

There are a number of different kinds of real estate contracts, such as:

  • Purchase agreements – These are the most common real estate contracts, and are simply contracts that spell out an agreement between a buyer and a seller of a specific residential or commercial property. Details include the purchase price, signatures, party identification, and closing date, among others. Additionally, purchase agreements come in several different forms.
  • Real estate assignment contract – This type of deal is typically used as part of a wholesale investment strategy. This contract secures a property and assigns it to a second buyers at a higher price.
  • Lease agreements – These are written agreements that detail a relationship between two parties, a landlord and a tenant. These can cover both residential and commercial properties and include specifics such as the landlord, the tenant, term, premises, and rent.
  • Power of attorney – This document assigns another party the power to sign legal documents on your behalf.

If you’re trying to negotiate a real estate deal, you need to call a civil litigation attorney as soon as possible at 307-527-7891.

Locally speaking, land use traditionally refers to the activity at a specific piece of property or aggregation of properties. The most common types of land-use classifications in Wyoming include:

  • Agriculture – Areas for cultivation of plants and animals for food production and other uses.
  • Residential – Parcels where people live.
  • Commercial – Section selected for commerce and financial transactions.
  • Industrial – Areas designated for manufacturing and resource extraction.
  • Mixed-use – Areas where residential and economic uses are combined.
  • Transportation/utilities –Areas such as road, rail, and utility corridors and power plants.
  • Parks/recreation – Areas providing open space and recreational opportunities.
  • Areas in transition – Vacant areas awaiting designation.

If you’re a developer trying to navigate the complicated rules surrounding land-use designations, you need legal help from a law firm that’s familiar with Wyoming state and local governments. Speak with a civil litigation attorney at Burg Simpson in Cody today by calling 307-527-7891.

Our Burg Simpson Wyoming Attorneys Can Help

Commercial real estate transactions are often become more complex than anticipated. Burg Simpson has four decades of experience handling commercial real estate and land use cases. Call us at 307-527-7891 or fill out our Free Case Evaluation Form here if you need legal help regarding real estate and land use.

 December 18, 2018

David P. Hersh Recognized by the American Society of Legal Advocates for 2019

David P. Hersh, a named shareholder at Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine, has been recognized by the American Society of Legal Advocates as a Top 100 Lawyer for the 6th year in a row. This organization is an invitation-only, nationwide organization of elite lawyers in practice today who combine stellar legal credentials with a proven commitment to community… Read more »

 December 17, 2018

Communities are Made Great by Those Who Give

  As a national litigation law firm, Burg Simpson recognizes that communities are made great by those who give. Our ingrained culture of service and our passionate desire to make a difference in the lives of others in our communities is the essence of our firm,and the philosophy of our lawyers and legal professionals nation-wide. In… Read more »

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 December 12, 2018

Letter Urging Senate to Defend Democracy Co-Signed by Former Senator Al Simpson

A week after giving his moving eulogy at late President George H.W. Bush’s wake, former Republican Senator Alan K. Simpson joined with forty-three other former Senators across party lines in publishing a letter to the Washington Post. This co-signed letter urges the current Senate to embrace a bipartisan defense of democracy and constitutional values as… Read more »

 December 6, 2018

Retired Firefighters Get Burned When Health Care Benefits are Terminated

Attorney Brian Matise at Burg Simpson handles complex civil litigation cases, and he has taken the lead on the West Metro Case. This case involves the distribution of more  than $1.8 million in funds that remained in a trust that was committed to fund health insurance benefits for 73 retired firefighters and their dependents. These… Read more »

Business Law – Corporate Attorney– Wyoming Burg Simpson

 March 7, 2018

Will Your Business Make it to the Next Generation?

Small businesses, family-owned businesses in particular, have long been the backbone of the American economy, accounting for more than two-thirds of U.S. gross domestic product while making up more than a third of the Fortune 500. As a result, these businesses employ more than half of American workers. Given how vital these businesses are to… Read more »

Rights as a Landlord – Business Law – Wyoming Burg Simpson

 February 13, 2018

What Are Your Rights as a Landlord in Wyoming?

Since the housing market bubble burst in 2008, American homeowners have lost more than 15 million houses to foreclosure, driving residents to the rental market. In fact, homeownership hit a 50-year low in 2016, according to Zillow, an online real estate database company. While the national rental market started to cool last year, Wyoming continues… Read more »

Bowflex Dumbbells Recalled Due to 16 Reports of Failure

 June 11, 2012

Bowflex Dumbbells Recalled Due to 16 Reports of Failure

Nautilus Inc., a Washington-based company, is voluntarily recalling roughly 17,000 of its Bowflex SelectTech 1090 dumbbells after receiving reports of accidents and injuries related to the product. The company, along with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, issued the recall on June 7, stating the Bowflex SelectTech 1090 dumbbells have been prone to fail. Malfunctions… Read more »

Connecticut Superior Court Rejects Moody’s Motion To Strike Claims In Pursuit Partners, LLC V. UBS AG, ET AL

 March 20, 2012

Connecticut Superior Court Rejects Moody’s Motion To Strike Claims In Pursuit Partners, LLC V. UBS AG, ET AL

A Connecticut Superior Court Judge has rejected the arguments of credit rating giant Moody’s Investor Services that it is entitled to First Amendment protection in the fraud case being brought by hedge fund Pursuit Partners, LLC. The Connecticut trial court judge, presiding over the Complex Litigation Docket, also ruled that Moody’s is not entitled to… Read more »

VIDEO: Michael Burg Interviewed on Ring of Fire TV

 April 1, 2013

VIDEO: Michael Burg Interviewed on Ring of Fire TV

Burg Simpson’s Michael S. Burg is one of America’s leading lawyers when it comes to representing individuals injured by dangerous and defective medications. In this interview Michael talks to Ring of Fire T.V. host Mike Papantonio about immunity afforded to the makers of generic pharmaceutical drugs and the role of the FDA.

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