Richard A. Chase, Attorney assists clients with all estate planning matters including the preparation of wills, durable power of attorney, living wills, real estate and personal property transfer, estate and trust administrations, estate tax calculations, and wealth preservations.
We represent both individual and commercial clients in all proceedings and transactions that deal with real property including purchase and sale, construction, mortgages and foreclosures, leases, zoning, title examinations, quiet title actions, closings, and management.
Business and Commercial Law
For established businesses, we provide a wide variety of services including preparation of agreements, sale and purchase of businesses, obtaining financing and funding for business operations, employee relations, dissolution, and tax matters. We also provide assistance to clients in formation and business planning including a closely held business, limited liability company, partnership, or corporation. We can advise you about director’s and officer’s liability, dissolution, franchising, reorganization, trade association membership and activity, joint ventures, mergers, acquisitions, tax ramifications, divestitures, employee benefits, business successions, and shareholders' rights.
Real Estate Development Housing Law
Mr. Chase has been involved in real estate development law with government assisted and affordable housing programs sponsored by for-profit and non-profit corporations and developers since 1968. This began when he worked with St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Toledo, Ohio to develop a Section 236 project, Covenant House, a 156-unit apartment complex for the elderly. Since then, he and his firm have continued to work with for-profit and non-profit corporations in developing numerous multi-family and elderly housing facilities, physically disabled facilities, assisted living facilities, nursing homes, and life-lease condominiums.
Civil / Commercial Litigation
Richard A. Chase, Attorney represents clients who are, or may become involved in, a civil lawsuit or appeal, including the filing and defense of claims on behalf of individuals, corporations, and other entities in areas such as personal injury, real estate, and commercial matters.