Real Estate Fraud Defense Attorney

real estate for sale signReal estate fraud defense is more common today than ever before. Law enforcement departments at the local, county, state and federal levels are prioritizing investigations into real estate and mortgage fraud as part of the government’s “response” to the mortgage crisis. A real estate fraud attorney could help you today.

Real estate agents, mortgage brokers, escrow agents, real estate lawyers and other real estate professionals can easily get swept up in the net as investigations broaden and law enforcement departments become more sophisticated in their tactics.

Accusations of real estate or construction fraud can have serious implications, even if you are never convicted — and sometimes, even if you are never charged with a crime. We have known real estate professionals in San Bernardino whose professional reputations and businesses have been ruined by unfounded accusations of real estate fraud.

First Steps in Real Estate Fraud Investigations

To protect your professional reputation, as well as your criminal record, contact a criminal defense lawyer immediately if you suspect you are the target of a real estate fraud investigation. You are entitled to legal representation at any stage of a criminal investigation — or an internal investigation conducted by your employer.

In real estate or mortgage fraud investigations in San Bernarnido, it is a wise idea for employees or assistants to get legal counsel if their employer or supervisor is under investigation. In some investigations into criminal real estate fraud, employees who unknowingly signed or approved fraudulent documents such as loan documents may be held accountable.

How We Can Help You

At Milligan, Beswick, Levine & Knox LLP, white-collar crimes such as real estate fraud are a major focus of our criminal defense practice. Our attorneys have the background knowledge and extensive criminal law experience necessary to provide aggressive yet professional defense to individuals charged with any type of real estate fraud.

Our lawyers have backgrounds as criminal prosecutors and defense attorneys, and our criminal law practice group includes a lawyer who is board certified in criminal law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization. This honor is given only to California’s top criminal defense attorneys.

Contact the Attorneys at Milligan, Beswick, Levine & Knox LLP

We respect your privacy and understand your need for immediate legal counsel in urgent circumstances. Contact Milligan, Beswick, Levine & Knox LLP to schedule a consultation in San Bernardino. Call 909-453-4059.
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