Residential Real Estate

When it comes to Real Estate, it’s important to understand the role of an attorney in buying, selling, or refinancing a home. These financial decisions are some of the biggest you’ll make in your lifetime. As such, it is important to use an attorney to protect that investment.

With changing market trends and regulatory compliance issues that surround these financial transactions, it is important to select a real estate closing attorney who has the experience, preparation and is equipped to handle the many challenges of today’s real estate transaction.

At Butler & College, we are with you from the contract to the closing. Our focus is involvement in every step of the real estate transaction process. Our seasoned attorneys and legal staff have established reputations of being proven performers in this housing market while continually adhering to the highest standards of quality and service.

Though many of our clients never see us except for the day they sign their closings documents, it is important to understand how much your Real Estate Closing Attorney is working for you behind the scenes. From researching the history of your title or contract to making sure the right documents have been executed and correctly witnessed and notarized. Your attorney has your back to make sure things go smoothly on closing day.

Our services include:

Residential Real Estate Closings

Title Search & Examination

Issuance of Title Insurance

Drafting and Recordation of Deeds, Notes, Mortgages and other Instruments involved in Real Estate Closings

Estate Planning

At Butler and College, we know that no matter where you are in your life’s journey, you have undoubtedly worked hard to build your personal and financial legacies. We are aware that you would want to protect these legacies and that you worry about what would happen to your family if you were to become disabled or pass away. But when you create an estate plan with us, you can worry less.

We can customize plans that provide for your loved ones in the event of your death or ensure that you retain control over your medical care and financial well-being should you become ill or disabled. Just let us know what you would like your financial and personal future to look like, and we can work from there to create a plan that is just right for you.

Our estate planning services usually include one or more of the following documents:


Revocable Trusts (aka Living Trusts or Family Trusts)

Irrevocable Trusts

Durable Powers of Attorney

Healthcare Powers of Attorney

Living Wills

We also know that life can change very quickly from one day to the next and laws can change from year to year. Therefore, we also provide our clients with a periodic review of their estate planning documents to update the material with any changes that are required.

Estate plans can be as simple or as elaborate as the client needs or desires. Butler & College offers free estate planning consultations so that the customer will know what their options are and how much it will cost before they commit.

Creating an estate plan is more straightforward than you think. Choose the attorney you'd like to contact to get started today!