Dominic Paul Lascara

Dominic Paul Lascara

Dominic P. Lascara, PLC
  • Business Law, Estate Planning, Real Estate Law ...
  • Virginia
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Biography

Dominic P. Lascara is a native of Portsmouth, Virginia. He graduated in 1986 from the Marshall-Wythe School of Law at the College of William and Mary after receiving his undergraduate degree, magna cum laude, in Business Administration in 1981 from Old Dominion University. Dominic P. Lascara joined the law firm of Roy, Forehand, Laine and Dale, P.C. as an associate in the fall of 1986 after being admitted to the Virginia State Bar. He was admitted to the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia in 1987. He became a partner of Roy, Larsen, Romm & Lascara, P. C. in 1992. In the spring of 2007, he made the choice to open a solo practice that would be his own expression of his commitment to serve his clients. His practice is primarily in the areas of residential and commercial real estate and refinancing, business and corporate law, contract law, wills, trusts and the probate of estates and elder law. Dominic P. Lascara serves his community as a member of the Great Bridge Kiwanis Club and was a distinguished Past-President and a recipient of the George F. Hixon Fellow Award. He also is an Introduction Leader for Landmark Education Corporation, a training and development company which offers cutting edge programs to individuals and businesses. He is a member of the Chesapeake Bar Association, Virginia Real Estate Attorneys League and a past member of the Tidewater Bankruptcy Bar Association and served on the Advisory Board of Directors for SouthTrust Bank before they merged with Wachovia Bank, N.A. in 2006. Dominic has represented the Chesapeake Public School Board on several real estate issues and has served as an attorney reviewing commercial loans for Central Fidelity Bank. He has also taught real estate contract seminars for the Tidewater Association of Realtors. Dominic is married to Shadi Lascara and the couple has two children, Michael and Danielle. They currently reside in Chesapeake.

Practice Areas
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    Estate Planning
    Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
    Real Estate Law
    Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
    Elder Law
    Probate
    Probate Administration
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Virginia
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Attorney and Counselor at Law
Dominic P. Lascara, PLC
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23 years experience with a legal practice focused primarily in most aspects of real estate law, business and corporate law, wills, trusts and estate, elder law. Formerly practiced in consumer bankruptcy from 1987 through 2006.
Instructor
Alpha School of Real Estate
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Taught Contract Pitfalls and Real Estate Pitfalls to Realtors for their continuing education requirements.
Owner/Attorney at Law
Roy, Larsen, Romm & Lascara, P.C.
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Education
William & Mary Marshall-Wythe School of Law
J.D. | Juris Doctor
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Old Dominion University
B.S. | Business Administration
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Honors: Graduated Magna Cum Laude
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Awards
Affiliate Company of the Year Award
Hampton Road Realtors Assocation
George F. Hixon Fellow
Kiwanis Club of Great Bridge
Professional Associations
Kiwanis Club of Great Bridge
Distinguished Past President
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Chesapeake Bar Association
Member
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Virginia State Bar
Member
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Certifications
AV Preeminent Rated
Martindale-Hubbell
Websites & Blogs
Website
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Legal Answers
13 Questions Answered
Q. What is the Virginia statute of limitations involving a third party promissory note with a deed of trust?
A: Keep in mind that in the State of Virginia the statute of limitations on the enforcement of the underlying Deed of Trust is 10 years from the maturity date (VA Code Section 8.01-241). If the Deed of Trust does not state the maturity date, the statute of limitations on the enforcement of the underlying Deed of Trust is 20 years from the date of the deed of trust and if it's a credit line deed of trust, it is 40 years from the date of the deed of trust.
Q. Do I only need a DBA in the state where my business is located or do I need DBAs in all 50 states and/or counties?
A: If you are operating your business under an "assumed" name, "trade" name or a "fictitious" name, you should file the propert fictitious name certificate in every state that you are doing business and you should confirm that your entity is authorized to do business in those states.
Q. How can we sell my mother's house when one of the coowners on the deed died before signing off on the deed?
A: With the issue of the one child's estate being hung up in probate in the Virgin Islands and not knowing the terms of the child's last will and testament, you only course of action may be to contact a local attorney where the property is located and file a suit for partition. The court can approve the sale of the deceased child's share of the property can be paid into court until the resolution of the Virgin Islands probate courts.
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Contact & Map
Dominic P. Lascara, PLC
652 Independence Parkway, Suite 120
Chesapeake, VA 23320
Telephone: (757) 410-8355
Monday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
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