Areas of Practice
TRUST AND PROBATE
REAL ESTATE LAW
Since its inception, Ransome and Ray, P.C. has been known for its expertise and success in representing owners, general contractors, subcontractors, and design professionals in matters relating to general commercial construction and construction disputes. Our attorneys and legal assistants have had substantial experience dealing with the complexities of construction law and construction litigation. We have had a long and successful record of protecting the interests of owners, general contractors, subcontractors, and design professionals.
The firm has also been a leader in representing financial institutions since its inception. Our lawyers have broad experience in representing banking institutions in creditor/ debtor disputes, collateral disputes, bankruptcy matters, lender liability disputes, employment disputes, and general banking litigation. Our lawyers also have extensive experience in general banking and commercial bank loan transactional matters.
In addition to its construction and banking litigation background, our firm has a strong background in general commercial litigation, and has represented a wide variety of clients ranging from car dealerships to business entities, to manufacturers, to real estate developers, in a wide variety of commercial disputes. We have a reputation for thorough and detailed case preparation with particular attention focused on obtaining early results and possible pretrial disposition to limit both the expense and exposure of our clients.
Ransome and Ray, P.C.’s lawyers also have comprehensive experience in estate planning and probate, real estate law, and general commercial transactional law. We provide a full range of estate planning and probate services including the drafting of wills, trusts, restructuring of family businesses, and asset protection. We strive to minimize tax obligations and estate settlement costs and aim to maximize transfer of wealth. We have successfully represented clients through multiple generations. Each estate, whether large or small, is given individual attention in order to formulate an estate plan to suit the personal circumstances for each client’s particular business and family.
Our transactional lawyers and staff have extensive experience in the formation of entities used in connection with investments in, ownership, development, and operation of real estate, including partnerships, limited liability companies, and corporations. We frequently advise clients on the proper structuring and financing of their real estate transactions to maximize their liability protection and to minimize ownership, development, and operational expenses in real estate. Our attorneys frequently work on a variety of land ownership issues, including sale and purchase transactions, taxation by local taxing entities, and property disputes.
Ransome and Ray, P.C. also assists clients in almost every aspect of the operation of their businesses and personal investments including formation of business organizations. We are well-versed in forming, merging, converting, and dissolving corporations, limited liability companies, and partnerships.