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Transactions and Title Work. We represent individuals and businesses in the purchasing, financing, leasing and selling of all types of real estate, whether that is a single family "starter" home, or a large commercial property. We are agents for First American Title Insurance Company; Fidelity National Title Insurance Company and Commonwealth Land Title Insurance Company.

Leasing. We represent both landlords and tenants in negotiating and preparing leases for, commercial and residential properties. We are also here if things go poorly and litigation becomes necessary.

Property Law Litigation. We represent individuals and businesses, including title insurance companies in all types of property law cases including easement issues and boundary disputes; title defects; adverse possession and tax appeals.

Permitting. We can assist with obtaining all necessary state and local land use permits for any real estate project.

Financing. We represent individuals and businesses in all types of commercial financing. We represent lenders and have significant experience with SBA lending.

Business Formation. There are many types of business entities to choose from when starting a business. We can provide advice on the advantages of the different organizations and will work with you to make the choice best fitted for your situation.

Mergers, Acquisitions and Sales. We assist both large and small business owners in the purchasing of businesses, whether that is a stock or an asset purchase or sale. We can help with the planning, negotiation and drafting of the documents of transfer, including representing our clients at closing.

Estate Planning and Administration. We can assist you developing a document that will achieve your goals for the distribution of your assets so that your wishes are met. We also assist clients in the administration of estates and trusts, whether or not the estate is in probate or not, and whether the client is and administrator, beneficiary, executor or trustee.

Powers of Attorney. We provide both health care and financial powers of attorney, including "living wills" and "durable powers of attorney for health care" to express client's wishes in the future in case they are unable to do so.

Second Homes. We have over a decade of experience in representing clients purchasing vacation homes, investment properties and condominiums throughout all of Vermont. If you are considering purchasing a property there, consult us and we can either assist you with that transaction or make sure that you are represented by counsel who is experienced in the area and will take care of your interests.

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Harrington & Rhodes, LTD. • Attorneys At Law • 2750 South County Trail • East Greenwich, Rhode Island 02818 • 401-885-9393