Real Estate Transactions

Some of the legal issues we frequently see in Alamogordo, Cloudcroft, Tularosa and Ruidoso involve real estate.  The history of the area and the Western tradition of conducting business with a handshake result in complicated issues involving titles, access and enforcement of rights.  At Courvoisier Law, we assist our clients with the resolution and litigation of the following:


  • Real estate contract drafting, negotiation, and enforcement;
  • Foreclosure and foreclosure defense;
  • Real estate purchase warranty issues;
  • Seller and purchaser representation in seller-financed real estate transactions including the drafting of all required documents;
  • Easement and access issues including enforcement of easements and trespass;
  • Trespass and damages to property;
  • Real estate construction contract drafting;
  • Construction defects and breach of contract;
  • Drafting of leases and rental agreements;
  • Landlord / tenant matters;
  • Enforcement of restrictive covenants;
  • Disputes with lenders involving mortgages, default,  and insurance.

Real Estate Development

Subdividing, Municipal Law, Zoning, Variances


At Courvoisier Law, we assist businesses and individuals with the complicated process of subdividing and developing real estate.  Our services include:


  • Advising clients in the subdividing process including compliance with State, county and municipal subdividing requirements;
  • Representation and assistance with documents required to complete the subdividing process;
  • Representation at county and municipal subdividing, zoning variance, and impact hearings;
  • Drafting of real estate contracts, mortgages, and seller financed purchase documents;
  • Drafting of restrictive covenants;
  • Enforcement of restrictive covenants.