SheltonLAW

Financial Institutions ~ Creditor's Rights

Our professionals have represented most of the nation's major banking institutions in the realm of mortgage loans, consumer loans and commercial loans.  We have overseen foreclosures, both residential and commercial, in Georgia, Tennessee and Florida. We have also been of counsel for corporate clients in other jurisdictions, including Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Indiana, Iowa, Massachusetts, New Mexico, Nevada, New York, North Carolina, and Wisconsin.  Attorney Shelton has been relationship partner as designated counsel  to Fannie Mae, managing attorney performance and compliance initiatives.

Of Counsel Services


​We offer Of Counsel services to other law firms, corporations and solo practitioners needing assistance with large projects or needing expertise in an unfamiliar topic of law.  Our professionals regularly act as outside counsel to corporations and government entities in conjunction with their in-house counsel and staff.  We aim for efficient file management to work within the parameters of our clients' internal policies and objectives.

  • Actions in Equity
  • Curing Title Defects
  • Tax Sale, Redemption & Barment
  • Distressed real estate and receiverships​​
  • Lien-Stripping
  • Boundary Disputes

Real Estate Closings

SheltonLAW is an affiliate of Dickason Law Group for real estate closings.  We conduct closings for residential and commercial property, including real estate purchases, refinances, leases, large asset portfolios, commercial loans, and small business loans secured by personal or intellectual property.  We also help our clients review and draft documents necessary for your purchase or other transaction.

  • Contract Disputes
  • Consumer Litigation
  • Business Disputes
  • Injunction
  • Settlement & Enforcement of Settlement
  • Real Estate Agent/Broker Commission Suit
  • Confirmation of Arbitration Award
  • Eviction & Appeal
  • Landlord-Tenant Disputes
  • Claims for Fraud, Breach, Negligence, etc.

PRACTICE AREAS

Contract Support


​SheltonLaw prepares, reviews and negotiates contracts for Fortune 500 clients, small businesses and individuals.  We aim to protect our clients in their business dealings to accomplish their objectives in a pro-active way.  We also assist corporate clients with entity formation and dissolution.

Litigation


SheltonLAW offers litigation support across a broad range of legal areas.  We handle trial matters from initiation to post-judgment, and also provide pre-litigation case assessment, settlement strategies and case recommendations.

  • Real Estate Closings
  • Resolve issues of zoning, permitting and survey
  • Clear Title and Probate issues
  • Review, draft and negotiate real estate documents (including deeds, purchase & sale contracts, leases, stipulations, contingencies, power of attorney, loan assumptions, subordination agreements, commercial guaranties, asset assignments, assignment of rents, materialman’s liens, title affidavits and homeowner’s association covenant revisions)  
  • Pre-Suit Demand
  • Suit on Debt Obligation
  • Foreclosure of Secured Instrument
  • Lien preparation & filing
  • ​Garnishment
  • Domestication of Foreign Judgment
  • Facilitate workouts, modification & forbearance
  • Replevin
  • Recovery of Property or Collateral

Real Estate ~ Title


We have particular expertise in title litigation, enforcing interests against adverse claims to title or other creditors' claims to title.  We handle actions for quiet title, reformation of title, slander of title, adverse possession, declaratory judgments, establishment of lost records, subrogation, injunctions and other equitable relief. 

  • Construction Contracts
  • Vendor Agreements
  • Service Agreements
  • Purchase & Sale Agreements
  • Leases​​
  • Secured Instruments
  • Professional Services Agreements
  • Management Agreements
  • Defense of consumer protection law violations, i.e. RESPA, TILA, HUD/VA regulations, HAMP, CFPB, FDCPA, UCC, data privacy, fair credit reporting, broker prohibited acts 
  • Debt Acceleration
  • Foreclosure, Confirmation of Sale
  • Loan Modification Agreements, Short Sales &         Deed-in-Lieu of Foreclosure
  • Suit on Promissory Note
  • Eviction & Appeals
  • Bankruptcy Stay relief, Proofs of Claim, Adversary Action
  • Claims on Broker Surety Bond

Debt Collection

SheltonLAW enforces client interests in real property and personal property.  We offer a wide array of services to collect upon defaulted debt and monies owed to clients.  We negotiate repayments with debtors or pursue collections efforts through litigation in order to reduce client loss.