Phone : (727) 725-9390

Document Preparation & Real Estate Law

Rely on Richard L. Alford P.A. for superior defense and prosecution in litigation matters, landlord/tenant, and real estate law matters. Based in Palm Harbor, Florida, Attorney Alford also handles document preparation.

Areas of Practice

Richard L. Alford represents clients in state courts throughout Florida, including pre-suit, trial, and appeal. He also provides representation in alternative dispute resolution sessions, arbitration proceedings, and agency hearings. Keeping in mind that our goal is to protect your interests, Richard L. Alford recognizes that in many cases the best resolution is an early resolution without the risk or expense of a trial, and he explores those opportunities in discussions with you, including mediation, arbitration, or settlement.


Our firm defends and prosecutes claims arising from the following:

  • Business Disputes
  • Commercial Landlord/Tenant Disputes
  • Creditor’s Rights and Commercial Collections
  • Construction Disputes
  • Breach of Contract
  • Banking Disputes
  • Real Estate Disputes

Document Preparation

A substantial portion of our practice, in addition to litigation, is the preparation of documents for your business needs. Richard L. Alford has substantial experience in drafting the following documents:

  • Organizational Documents for Corporations, Limited Liability Companies, and Other Entities
  • Commercial and Residential Mortgages and Notes
  • Creditor’s Rights and Commercial Collections
  • Construction and Business Loan Agreements
  • Deeds in Lieu of Foreclosure Agreements
  • Settlement Agreements
  • Non-Compete and Non-Solicitation Agreements
  • Short Sale Agreements
  • Agreements for Sales and Assignments
  • Banking Agreements
  • Purchase and Sale Agreements
  • Real Estate Contracts
  • Commercial and Residential Leases
  • Guaranties

Real Estate Law

The firm has substantial experience in commercial and residential real estate matters, including the following:

  • Title Insurance Policies
  • Closings
  • Preparation of Closing Documents
  • Leases
  • Review of Surveys
  • Negotiations

Landlord/Tenant Law

The practice of landlord/tenant law requires a lot of varied experience. Richard L. Alford is particularly qualified, having practiced in this area for more than 20 years. The firm has experience in the following areas:

  • Prosecution and Defense of Eviction and Damages Actions
  • Commercial and Residential Lease Preparation
  • Landlord/Tenant Dispute Resolution
  • Lease with Option to Purchase Preparation