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Zoning codes are a set of rules that regulate what can and can’t be done on a particular piece of property. They’re established and enforced at the city level.
“Land use” is the term used to describe the human use of land. It represents the economic and cultural activities (e.g., agricultural, residential, industrial, mining, and recreational uses) that are practiced at a given place. Public and private lands frequently represent very different uses.
A real estate transaction is the process that occurs when a seller offers their home for sale, and a buyer agrees to purchase that property. There are many steps involved in buying a house, and the steps vary depending on the type of transaction and state regulations.
A commercial property transaction is similar to a residential property transaction. Both have purchase agreements that determine how the purchase process will run, and both typically allow periods of time for the buyer to conduct a thorough investigation of the property.
Michael Siligato’s practice is a culmination of legal area’s of practice that he has mastered during his career, specializing in guiding his clients through the entire real estate journey on and around South Jersey’s barrier islands
Michael’s journey to a career in law is a personal one, knowing from a young age he wanted to be on the right side of the justice system.
During his first year of law school, he earned a coveted internship at the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office, actively participating in preparation and prosecution of criminal matters in Juvenile Unit, Family Violence and Sex Assault Unit, and Northeast Division Bureau.
Michael clerked for the Honorable Robert A. Ballard, Jr. at the Superior Court of New Jersey where he mediated cases for the Civil Part, Special Civil Part and Landlord/Tenant Court.
Following graduation from Pace Law School, Michael went on to work for Jacobs & Barbone, P.A. as a full time attorney specializing in all aspects of civil litigation including contract law, negligence, bankruptcy, employment discrimination and civil rights in New Jersey Superior Court.
It is with all this expertise and a drive to create a law firm where clients felt heard and respected, Michael decided to take the jump and open his own practice in the summer of 2021.
Michael knows the process of hiring an attorney for any matter can be a scary one, which is why he is known to make himself available any time of the day, usually giving his personal cell phone number to any client so they can reach him around the clock and feel protected during their legal journey.
Admitted to New Jersey State Bar in 2020.
We never charge for an initial consultation. Once your initial consultation is scheduled, we will discuss the matter and details of your potential case and answer any questions you may have about your specific case and the legal process.
Every case is different, but at your initial consultation we might have a better understanding of just how long your particular case will take. Always know that your cases are handled with care and attention to details no matter how big or small your matter is.
Generally our law firm bills hourly. At your initial consultation we will discuss the hourly rates and any other billing questions you may have.