Real Estate

Lake Charles Real Estate Attorneys

Helping Businesses & Individuals Succeed

The outlook for real estate has changed dramatically in Lake Charles and the surrounding areas over the past several years, presenting owners, developers, and real estate-related businesses with an array of new challenges and opportunities. Real estate transactions have grown increasingly complex, however, and commonly require guidance and legal advice on specific elements that are highly focused or particularly sophisticated.

The Lake Charles real estate attorneys at Sudduth & Associates, LLC provide a comprehensive approach to legal services with understanding and prompt service. We assist with real estate projects that range in size from single tract transactions to multi-use developments and communities covering hundreds of acres. Working closely with our clients, we strive to accomplish their goals and protect their business interests.

Our Clients Say it Best, Read Their Reviews

  • If you're looking for an attorney to fight for you, call James.

    “Throughout the entire ordeal, James could not have been more professional, courteous and knowledgeable regarding my employment issue. He was prompt with his responses and could not have shown more compassion for the issue.”

  • His passion for helping people sets him apart from any other attorney in this area.

    “Smart, driven, direct, passionate. Amazing man, which makes him an amazing attorney. Treated me and my family as if we were a part of his. I am forever grateful for the hard work and dedication he put into my case.”

  • They truly care about the legal issues I face, and aren't just 'going through the motions.'

    “James & his caring team of professionals are a cut above the rest. They truly care about the legal issues I face, and aren't just 'going through the motions.' It's been a tremendous help during this transitional period in my life to have Jame”

  • If having someone on your side that gives a 110% and delivers a quality product is important, then James Sudduth III comes with my highest personal recommendation.

    “If having someone on your side that gives a 110% and delivers a quality product is important, then James Sudduth III comes with my highest personal recommendation.”

Areas of Real Estate Law

We can assist you with the following aspects of real estate law:

  • Acquisitions and dispositions
  • Project development services
  • Project management services
  • Specialized project services
  • Real estate litigation
  • Agreement disputes
  • Construction disputes
  • Eminent domain proceedings
  • HOA disputes
  • Landlord-tenant disputes
  • Receivership actions
  • Disputes between real estate brokers and agents
  • Title disputes

Contact Sudduth & Associates, LLC today to work with a capable and efficient Lake Charles real estate attorney. 


Real Estate Law for Individuals

​Are you buying a home or vacant lot? If so, you have the right to select your own closing attorney. The family of founding attorney James E. Sudduth has been in Lake Charles for generations and most of our legal team is from the area as well. Our familiarity with the area combined with our vast experience in real estate law makes us an excellent partner for your real estate dealings. We can offer you legal counsel and stand up for you if any disputes arise. Our Lake Charles real estate attorneys have expertise in a myriad of real estate, zoning, title, and land use transactions, allowing us to meet and exceed our clients’ expectations.

Real Estate Law for Businesses

Are you interested in acquiring commercial property? There are numerous facets to buying and managing a commercial property, including the purchase, development, financing, construction, sale, and leasing of said property. We can help you navigate these hurdles so that you can focus on running your business.

Commercial real estate lawyers are vital during the acquisition of non-residential property. We will advise you on legal issues and review documents like zoning ordinances, purchase agreements, mortgage information, and closing documents.

A real estate attorney at Sudduth & Associates, LLC can also:

  • Advise you during foreclosures and other such events
  • Assist with probate and other areas of corporate estate planning
  • Draft lease documents
  • Negotiate contracts on your behalf
  • Provide counsel on lease violations and tenant evictions
  • Represent you during tenant disputes
  • Represent you in construction-related disputes, premises liability cases, and other situations

Contact us today with your real estate law questions or to schedule a consultation with one of our Lake Charles real estate attorneys. 


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