Representative Clients Include:
- Cacapon East POA
- Cherry Grove Estates HOA
- Crestfield HOA
- Lake Forest HOA
- Maddex Farm HOA
- Overlook Ridge HOA
- Patrick Henry Estates HOA
- Sleepy Hollow LOA
- Tablers Estates HOA
- Cedar Meadows Air Park HOA
- Federal Hill HOA
- Misty Meadows POA
- Potomac Hills HOA
- Prentiss Point Town Homes Assoc.
- Southside HOA
- Stoneleigh HOA
- The Point POA
- Three Run Maintenance Association
- Woodbrook Homeowners Maintenance Association
- WFG National Title Insurance Company
- ERA Liberty Realty
- Ten South Management, Capital Heights Townhomes
- Mountain State Machine Tool, Inc.
Additionally, Hamstead & Associates serves numerous small businesses and individual clients.
Representative Cases Include:
- Litigation over title insurance coverage
- Litigation over real estate transaction fraud and misrepresentation
- HOA litigation to enforce restrictive covenants
- Litigation over rights of ways and trespass
- Civil homicide suit
- Suit for police excessive use of force
Heavner v. Three Run Maint. Ass’n, No. 18-1080, 2020 W. Va. LEXIS 359 (June 10, 2020) (Memorandum Decision) — in which the West Virginia Supreme Court upheld the decision of the Circuit Court of Berkeley County granting an injunction to our client maintenance association to prevent interference with its common areas. Our client was granted an award of our attorney fees, including those incurred in the appeal.
Hegyi v. Lowe. a 2015 Berkeley County Circuit Court jury verdict in which the Jury found that our clients were entitled to free use of a right of way and the Defendants were ousted from encroachment on our clients’ real estate.
Patrick Henry Estates v. Miller, 462 Fed. Appx. 339 (4th Cir. 2012) – in which judgment was awarded to the client Home Owners Association against a developer requiring conveyance of the common areas to the HOA, as well as monetary judgment in the amount of $250,000. An appeal to the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals was denied and the United States Supreme Court denied certiorari.
O’Dell v. Stegall, 226 W. Va. 590, 703 S.E.2d 561 (2010) — Landmark decision clarifying and refining the law in West Virginia regarding real estate easement law and holding that our client was entitled to protection from illicit use of his easement by an adjoining owner.
State ex rel. Hamstead v. Dostert, 173 W. Va. 133, 313 S.E.2d 409 (1984) — While serving as Prosecuting Attorney for Jefferson County, W. Va., Mr. Hamstead was committed to jail for refusing to comply with an order of his circuit judge involving a grand jury proceeding. The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals reversed the circuit court judge holding that Mr. Hamstead’s refusal to comply with the order was in accord with his prosecutorial duties under the law.