PRIVATE LENDER REPRESENTATION

LAWYER IN ORLANDO, FLORIDA

Private Lender Representation Lawyers in Orlando, Florida

If you are a private lender looking to invest in a small business, a start-up, or lend money to real estate investors, it is important to protect your rights with comprehensive loan contracts. While it might be tempting to use template contracts for your loan agreements, these contracts may be written to cover general needs and don’t always cover all the clauses and additional protections you might need. Banks and larger lenders may have teams of lawyers working for them to draft promissory notes, mortgages, and security agreements. Protect your rights as a private lender. Hire Legal Counsel, PA a law firm in Orlando, Florida representing private lenders to help you with your loan contracts.

How can Legal Counsel, PA help you? For example, when seeking collateral for a business loan or real estate investment, you might need to include additional contractual language to secure the loan and may need to complete a UCC filing to collateralize the loan. If you are thinking of lending money to family, friends, or to a business associate, it is also wise to separate emotions from the business contract by formalizing the loan with a contract (better known as the loan agreement). Legal Counsel, PA a law firm in Orlando, Florida representing private lenders and assisting private lenders with promissory notes, mortgages, security agreements, personal guaranty loans, loan agreements, subordination agreements, assignments of leases, rents, and profits, UCC filings, and much more. If you are a private lender in need of legal representation and legal counsel, consider speaking to Legal Counsel, PA in Orlando, Florida.  Have questions?  We have answers.  Contact Legal Counsel, P.A. at 407.982.4321.

How a Private Lender Lawyer Can Help You with Your Promissory Notes 

When lending money to a small business, a real estate investor, or to a start-up, your promissory note is the document that protects you rights and your investment. The type of promissory note you’ll need and the language you’ll want to include in the note will depend on your unique needs as a lender. Legal Counsel, PA  is a law firm in Orlando, Florida that represents private lenders with your promissory notes. Contact Legal Counsel, PA if you need help reviewing a promissory note or if you need assistance with drafting a promissory note in Orlando, Florida. Have questions?  We have answers.  Contact Legal Counsel, P.A. at 407.982.4321.

Mortgages for Private Lenders 

More real estate investors are looking to private lenders to fund their real estate deals. If you are a private lender looking to lend money to real estate investors or a small business looking to buy property, it is important to have sound, valid, and enforceable mortgage contracts in place. Contact the private lender lawyer at Legal Counsel, PA in Orlando, Florida to learn more about how we can help you draft a mortgage contract that will meet your needs.  Have questions?  We have answers.  Contact Legal Counsel, P.A. at 407.982.4321.

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Security Agreements for Private Lenders 

When making a loan to a small business, you might want to ask a small business owner or start-up founder to put up collateral. A security agreement is a formal contract that secures the promissory note with the collateral. Legal Counsel, PA is a law firm representing private lenders in Orlando, Florida. Legal Counsel, PA who can help you draft a security agreement that can protect your rights should the borrower default. Being clear about the collateral being used for the loan, describing the collateral, and ensuring that the contracts are all notarized properly is essential to protecting your rights. Contact Legal Counsel, PA, a law firm representing private lenders in Orlando, Florida.  Have questions?  We have answers.  Contact Legal Counsel, P.A. at 407.982.4321.

Personal Guaranty for Private Lenders

Some businesses may not have grown to the point where they have sufficient assets to collateralize a loan. In order to secure funding for a start-up, small business, or other venture, some business owners pledge their personal assets to collateralize their loan. If you are thinking of lending money to a start-up or other small business, a personal guaranty may be the best option to protect your investment. . Legal Counsel, PA is a law firm representing private lenders in Orlando, Florida.  Legal Counsel, PA may be able to help you draft an enforceable, sound, and binding personal guaranty agreement. Have questions?  We have answers. Contact Legal Counsel, PA at 407.982.4321.

Loan Agreements for Private Lenders 

Your loan is only as strong as your loan agreement. It is important to protect yourself from issues that might arise, including non-payment. One way to do this is through collateral, through seeking a personal guaranty, and by filing a UCC-1 with the Florida UCC registry. If you are making a loan to a small business, real estate investor, or are considering lending money to a friend or to family, consider speaking to Legal Counsel, PA in Orlando, Florida, a law firm representing private lenders. Have questions?  We have answers. Contact Legal Counsel, PA at 407.982.4321.

Subordination Agreements for Private Lenders 

If you are thinking of helping a business restructure its debts, refinance its mortgages, or if you are considering helping a family member or friend with a mortgage refinance, it is important to protect your rights as a lender. Subordination agreements can ensure that your debt has priority over any other of the borrower’s debts. This might be most important to note if you are considering loaning money to someone with multiple mortgages on their property.  If the borrower desires to refinance their first mortgage, but not their second mortgage, then a subordination agreement will be needed to ensure your new loan will take priority over the second mortgage post closing. Subordination agreements can protect your rights as a private lender in a variety of situations. Contact Legal Counsel, PA, law firm representing private lenders in Orlando, Florida, to learn more about your options and rights. Have questions?  We have answers. Contact Legal Counsel, PA at 407.982.4321.

Assignment of Leases, Rents, and Profits

One way to secure a loan is through collateral. Another way private lenders might secure a loan is through assignment of leases, rents, and profits. When lending money to a small business or when lending money to a real estate investor, one way you can protect yourself against non-payment is by assigning leases, rents and profits in the event of non-payment. This contract allows you to claim rent directly from tenants if a business owner or real estate investor defaults on their loan. If you want to learn more about how you can protect your rights as a private lender, contact Legal Counsel, PA today in Orlando, Florida. Assignment of leases, rents, and profits is just one way you can protect your rights.  Have questions?  We have answers. Contact Legal Counsel, PA at 407.982.4321.

UCC-1 Filings in Orlando, Florida 

If a business loan is being secured with collateral, you may want to make a UCC-1 filing to formalize the loan and secure the loan with collateral. Legal Counsel, PA is a law firm representing private lender lawyer in Orlando, Florida who can help you understand your rights and responsibilities when making private loans. Have questions?  We have answers. Contact Legal Counsel, PA at 407.982.4321.

Private Lender Legal Representation in Orlando, Florida 

If you are lending money to a real estate investor, small business, start up, family member, friend, or business associate, it is important to protect your rights. You want your money paid back. Legal Counsel, PA is a law firm representing private lenders in Orlando, Florida who can assist you with your legal contracts to protect your rights. Our firm takes the time to understand your situation, your unique needs, and will work with you to draft the contracts that can give you the most options should a borrower default. Have questions?  We have answers. Contact Legal Counsel, PA at 407.982.4321.

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Legal Counsel P.A. is a Central Florida based law firm providing legal services to both individuals and business throughout the State of Florida. Have questions? We have answers. Contact Legal Counsel, P.A. today at (407) 982-4321.

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  • Main Office

    13330 W. Colonial Drive, #110 Winter Garden, FL 34787

  • Orlando Office

    189 S. Orange Avenue, Ste. 1800 Orlando, FL 32801 (by appointment only)

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    407.982.4321

  • Orlando Phone

    407.395.2653

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    407.982.2587