We can help you pursue Civil Action

We have extensive experience and knowledge in handling the following types of matters:      

The attorneys at James W. Surane have years of experience in foreclosure representation and foreclosure defense representation and we aggressively defend homeowners against mortgage lenders. Our services include:​​​​​​​​​​​

James W. Surane

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REal estate LAW
Civil lawsuits can be stressful — unless you have an experienced trial lawyer fighting for you. The attorneys at James W. Surane  represent clients in most areas of civil litigation before federal, state and local courts, including trials, hearings, arbitrations and mediations. If you are facing damages due to someone else’s negligence, our civil litigation attorneys can help. We are prepared investigate and provide you with the aggressive representation needed in your claim, lawsuit or arbitration.
​Civil Litigation 


From Contracts to Closings – We Can Help With All of Your Real Estate Needs
Seeking legal advice from a knowledgeable and experienced foreclosure defense attorney is more important than ever for homeowners facing foreclosure. The foreclosure defense lawyers at James W. Surane are uniquely experienced to raise applicable foreclosure defenses on your behalf. Our firm has carefully structured a comprehensive defense oriented approach to gain timely answers to those hard questions that you need answered while at the same time exerting pressure on the lender to reach a negotiated solution that satisfies our clients' interests and financial capabilities. Our firm will thoroughly review all technical aspects of your mortgage and explain all of your options to you, then establish a specific strategy tailored to your individual case.
Attorneys at law

Our experienced real estate lawyers represent buyers, sellers, developers and investors in residential and commercial real estate transactions in Charlotte and the surrounding communities. We are available to handle all real estate matters ranging from residential home closings to commercial closings as well as land use and zoning issues, commercial and residential leases and other real estate transactions.
  • Foreclosure Defense​
  • ​Wrongful Foreclosure Lawsuits
  • ​Actions to Stop or Stall Foreclosures
  • Negotiate Loan Modifications
  • Quiet Titles
  • Landlord-Tenant Litigation on Behalf of Both Landlords and Tenants
  • Failure to Pay Rent Cases
  • Breach of Lease Cases
  • Tenant Holding Over Cases
  • Rent Escrow Defenses
  • Security Deposits
  • Foreclosure Evictions and Defense
  • Contract and Lease Disputes
  • Representation for District Court and Superior Court Appeals
  • Contract and Lease Drafting, Modifying and Interpretation
Our firm primarily practices landlord-tenant law and has handled thousands of landlord-tenant matters for clients throughout North Carolina, specifically in the Greater Charlotte-Mecklenburg County area as well as Gaston County, Cabarrus County, Iredell County, Union County and others.