Johnson & Sundeen Attorneys at Law
Local: 701-444-2211 Toll Free: 888-783-8447
Providing quality legal expertise with common sense and small-town service.

Real Estate

Regardless of whether you are buying, selling, or leasing land, any transaction involving real estate includes a significant investment and can drastically impact your financial position. To protect your investment, realize the financial benefits, and avoid the countless issues and pitfalls that can arise in a real estate transaction, it is important to have legal representation throughout the entire process. Buyers, sellers, landlords, and tenants need technical advice about their rights and responsibilities.

Each state also has specific laws and rules regarding real estate transactions. The differences can lead to drastically different results in different jurisdictions. While there are many legal forms online or available through other sources, each property and transaction is different. What worked in one situation may not work in another. In addition, stock forms may cause unintended effects years later. It is more cost effective to consult with an attorney early and prevent a mistake rather than fixing it later. As they say, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.

Our attorneys have extensive experience assisting with real estate matters. Our real estate experience includes:

  • Negotiating and drafting purchase agreements
  • Drafting and reviewing leases
  • Negotiating and drafting contracts for deed
  • Drafting various types of deeds
  • Title and abstract review
  • Title opinions
  • Land use agreements
  • Mortgages and foreclosures
  • Construction lien preparation
  • Construction lien disputes
  • Real estate litigation
  • And much more
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Partner: Dennis Johnson

Dennis has been practicing law, and specializing in oil & gas litigation, in Watford City since 1980.

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Partner: Ross Sundeen

In addition to practicing law with Johnson & Sundeen, Ross is the Assistant Dunn County States Attorney.

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Partner: Ariston Johnson

Ariston joined JSLO in 2011 and has an excellent track record arguing appellate cases before the North Dakota Supreme Court.

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Partner: Aaron Weber

Aaron also worked as a wildland firefighter for four summers while in college. He received various certifications and was on one of the largest fires in New Mexico state history, the Las Conchas Fire.

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