McLeod & Murdock specializes in residential real estate, including residential closings, relocation, Witness Only Closings, title services and title insurance. Our lawyers handle all aspects of residential closings representing the interests of lenders, buyers or sellers. Parties can review critical information regarding their transaction via our secure web-based portal.

At McLeod & Murdock, we understand the issues unique to the commercial real estate industry. We handle all aspects of commercial transactions for lenders, purchasers or sellers from contract to closing.

McLeod & Murdock’s litigation team offers experience and results-oriented representation for our clients requiring representation in civil and commercial litigation matters throughout Georgia and South Carolina. Our trial attorneys represent our clients in all types of disputes — whether negotiation, mediation, arbitration, or trials and appeals — in both the state and federal courts. Our trial attorneys support each client’s best interest.

Our areas of litigation include: Domestic, Civil, Criminal, Probate, Real Estate, Real Estate Brokerage/Agent, Creditor’s Rights, Title Insurance Coverage, Regulatory Compliance, Mortgage Fraud, Construction/Builder Disputes and Community Associations.

McLeod & Murdock represents lenders with their foreclosure and bankruptcy needs. We are well versed in all matters related to compliance in the lending field and regularly assist clients with responding to and defending HUD, RESPA and other state and federal regulatory complaints.

Title examination is at the core of what we do. We perform title examinations, handle special title projects and issue title insurance products for individual and large volume accounts needing a quick turnaround, even if our firm is not handling the related closing.

Our lawyers are skilled in handling all aspects of large land acquisitions, including closing acquisition and development loans, lot take downs and construction loans.

McLeod & Murdock counsels clients with closings, wrap mortgages, land trusts, contract drafting, documentation review, incorporation, business entity options and buying property pre-foreclosure or at the time of foreclosure. We also offer a fast, thorough title examination for our investor clients.

McLeod & Murdock understands the needs of homeowner associations, how they operate and how the law affects them. We represent developers seeking to establish Homeowners Association covenants as well as homeowners associations seeking counsel to assist in the enforcement of covenants. For more information on Community Association, visit Association Link.

McLeod & Murdock helps settle disputes regarding rental of commercial and residential property.

McLeod & Murdock is skilled in handling contested and uncontested divorce proceedings. We guide our clients through the process of creating separation agreements, perform asset divisions, and mediating child custody and child support issues.

At McLeod & Murdock, our lawyers are experienced in representing new and established business owners with their general corporate and business needs. We assist our clients with the creation and continuation of their businesses as well as the sale and growth of their ventures. We can assist with the incorporation and organization of new companies, collection activity, employer/employee-related issues, agreements to acquire or sell a business, commercial lease review, and employment-related agreements and services.

McLeod & Murdock can assist you with your probate, trust and estate needs and guide you through the process of handling a decedent’s estate or trust. We can assist in the preparation of simple wills and trusts and have the knowledge and experience to assist in contested will, estate, trust and guardianship matters.