Janet Fogarty & Associates is one of San Mateo County's premier boutique law firms for Real Estate and Land Use issues, Corporate Entity Formation and advice, Business Transactions and Litigation, and for Estate Planning and Probate matters.
The firm's clientele includes individuals, developers, large private investors and real estate trusts, real estate brokers, agents, and managers, as well as small business owners. Janet Fogarty & Associates assists developers with zoning and entitlement problems and single-family homeowners who have disputes with their city, neighbors, insurance companies, or construction contractors. Janet Fogarty & Associates attorneys also represent contractors with mechanic's liens, stop notices and bond actions, as well as all related enforcement actions.
In addition to real estate transactions and disputes, land use matters, and constitutional cases, Janet Fogarty & Associates also represents clients in their partnership and corporate entity formation matters. The firm also provides estate planning and probate services in order to expediently pass property to heirs with a minimum of death tax liability.
Janet Fogarty & Associates also represents homeowner's associations for common interest developments in connection with the creation and evolution of governing documents and provides ongoing advice and counsel on association management issues.
Clients retain Janet Fogarty and Of Counsel Dena Hein, for their experience, knowledge, and tenacity as well as the personal attention that is given to each case. The seasoned attorneys at Janet Fogarty & Associates are responsive to clients' needs and do their own legal research, drafting, and litigation rather than assigning work to less experienced attorneys, paralegals or legal secretaries. This approach leads to higher efficiency and consistently better results.
Each new client is provided with a thorough initial evaluation of the strengths and weaknesses of their matter at the outset, including an estimate of how much the matter will cost. As a result, clients can make well-informed decisions regarding how to proceed. The attorneys at Janet Fogarty & Associates have successfully negotiated deals worth over a hundred million dollars and have litigated a wide variety of civil litigation matters worth several million dollars with excellent outcomes.