Hamstead & Associates has had the opportunity to successfully represent many clients in many differing matters. We are experienced in representing clients in many areas of the law. This page will provide some additional intormation regarding some of the areas of the law in which Hamstead & Assoicates practices.
General Trial Work- As the former Prosecuting Attorney of Jefferson County, Mr. Hamstead has vast experience in the litigation process. Being in private practice for many years, he also possesses comprehensive knowledge of the civil litigation process, including negotiation. Hamstead & Associates prides itself on maintaining credibility with the Court, as well as with other attorneys, throughout the entire litigation process. If you have a genuine legal claim, or are confronted with a claim against you, Hamstead & Associates is ready, willing, and able to pursue or defend it.
Homeowners Associations- Hamstead & Associates works closely with many Homeowners Associations in the Eastern Panhandle. Many legal issues currently confront Homeowners Associations, such as collection of assessments/dues, enforcement of covenants, maintenance of common areas, and many more. Hamstead & Associates strives to amicably resolve Homeowner Association disputes. We are experienced in amending and revising defective governing documents, including Declarations and By-Laws. Hamstead & Associates encourages any Association experiencing organizational or collections related problems to contact us, and we will provide a roadmap for resolving most any issue.
Land Use/Zoning & Real Estate Litigation- Hamstead & Associates represents the City of Charles Town in many of its zoning and land use matters. Coupled with our knowledge of the litigation process, we are very well suited to pursue any real estate litigation. Mr. Hamstead has assisted with drafting and updating zoning ordinances over the past ten years. This experience is brought to the table every time we represent a client in a real estate, zoning, or land use dispute. We proficiently handle real estate closings, new purchases, or refinances. If you have a real estate or land use issue, bring it to Hamstead & Associates. If you need a timely, proficient real estate closing, look no further.
Small Business Organization- Hamstead & Associates has the experience to walk your business, step-by-step, through most any legal matter. Whether your business is in the need of organization or incorpation, in need of LLC protection, or represntation, we can serve as a navigator through the confusing maze of legal requirements. From one small business to another, Hamstead & Association has your small business interests at heart.
Domestic Relations - Hamstead & Associates is unique in the way we handle issues of domestic relations. The attorneys at Hamstead & Associates handle these sensitive matters in the way in which they deserve to be treated. Whether you are in the need of representation regarding divorce, child custody, or any similar matter, Hamstead & Association will approach your case with integrity, care, and thorough attention.
Small Estate Planning- Hamstead & Associates is experienced in drafting wills and other related documents, including trust intstuments. Estate planning is an area of law that many do not choose to contemplate, but many issues can arise for your loved ones if you do not provide them with your wishes. If you do not have a will, do yourself and your loved ones a favor, contact us to help you discuss these matters and make sure that your wishes are carried out. For most estates, we will charge a reasonable flat rate to put your affairs in order.