Orlando Real Estate Fraud Defense Lawyer
Experienced Defense Against Real Estate Fraud Charges In Orlando And Throughout Florida
If you or someone you care about has been charged with real estate fraud in Orlando, Central Florida or in any other place in the state of Florida, call our Orlando Real Estate Fraud Defense Lawyers right away.
Continued fallout from the home mortgage crisis has resulted in many people facing criminal charges for fraud in real estate transactions in Orlando and nationwide. If you have been accused of real estate fraud, it's important to discuss the charges with an experienced criminal defense lawyer before you talk to anyone else. You could end up facing felony charges for activities you did not know were illegal.
At the Orlando law firm of LaBar Adams, we would like to meet wih you to discuss the circumstances of your case. Defense attorney N. Ryan LaBar has handled all types of fraud cases in Orlando and central Florida, including real estate fraud. He is equally capable of challenging the state's charges, building a defense based on extenuating circumstances or negotiating with prosecutors to obtain an outcome that is manageable for you.
What Is Real Estate Fraud?
A number of activities in a real estate transaction may be considered fraud:
- Making false statements about income, work history or assets to obtain a loan
- Using fraudulent appraisals to inflate the selling price of a home (flipping)
- Failure to disclose financial liabilities such as loans
- Using another person's identification to obtain a loan (straw buyer)
- Home equity loan fraud
- Forging another person's name on a deed or other legal document
- Skimming equity from a home
- Home foreclosure fraud
- Ponzi schemes involving real estate
- Creating a false settlement statement for a lender
Real estate fraud may involve agents, brokers, appraisers, lenders, escrow officers and buyers. A conviction can be devastating to your reputation and your career. It can also result in prison time. For this reason, it's important to seek competent legal help as soon as you find out you are under investigation.
Contact Our Experienced Orlando Real Estate Fraud Defense Attorneys
If you have been charged with real estate fraud within the State of Florida including the city of Orlando, contact us to discuss your case as soon as possible. You may call us at 1-866-680-4LAW or fill out our online form located at the top of the page and one of our highly experienced Central Florida real estate fraud defense attorneys will contact you shortly. We respond to after-hours messages promptly. Evening or weekend appointments are available upon request We respect your privacy and will keep all your information confidential.