Civil Litigation

booksMs. Fine represents clients and appears in court primarily in the City of Winchester, Va., and the counties of Frederick, Clarke, Warren, Loudoun, and Fauquier. Civil litigation can involve both a lawsuit filed and/or negotiation to achieve a settlement. Ms. Fine has successfully tried cases and has successfully negotiated settlements.

Her litigation experience includes:

Recent work:

  • Represented one of two 50/50 heirs in a partition suit to sell inherited real estate when one heir refused to vacate or pay rent. The successful litigation resulted in a court order to sell the property, divide the proceeds, and deduct back rental payments from the share of the heir who refused to vacate or pay rent.
  • Represented the owner of a country estate in obtaining a judgment evicting the tenants and recovering damages to the property due to the tenants’ neglect.
  • Negotiated affordable pay-offs with creditors and dismissal of the creditors’ claims.
  • Negotiated a settlement agreement between adjoining property owners in a lawsuit filed over an access easement.
  • Recovered for a client, under a Contractor Recovery Fund Claim, money paid to a contractor who failed to do the work and who filed for bankruptcy.