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Shafeek Seddiq

Shafeek Seddiq

Real Estate and Business Lawyer
  • Real Estate Law, Business Law, Estate Planning
  • District of Columbia, Virginia
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Biography

Seddiq Law Firm knows what’s involved with real estate transaction whether you are buying or selling a residential or commercial property. Documents (contracts, deeds, title searches, environmental studies, inspection reports, appraisal reports, loan documents) and parties (real estate agents, brokers, mortgage services and loan processors, lender, permits, title insurance, permits, closing and settlements) and the list goes on. And these documents you sign are critical to your real estate transaction and could have negative impact on the deal you make in the future. It is, therefore, critically important to understand the legal jargon and other terms in plain English for two key reasons: 1) understanding what you are signing will enable you to negotiate better terms for your transactions; and 2) potentially avoiding problems in the future and the possibility of litigation.

I am also a small business owner, so I know how much hard work and money go into the business. And I also understand small businesses cannot afford to hire lawyers as in house counsel or paying them by the hour. This is why I offer various monthly flat fee packages suited to the needs of each small business. These could include all or some of the following services. Or after I learn more about your goal, business, and needs, we can make a monthly plan tailored to your specific business. In other words, through this plane, Seddiq Law Firm will be there whenever you need its services.

Practice Areas
    Real Estate Law
    Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
    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
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
District of Columbia
District of Columbia Bar
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Virginia
Virginia State Bar
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Languages
  • Dari-Persian: Spoken
  • Pashto: Spoken, Written
  • Urdu: Spoken
Professional Experience
Attorney
Seddiq Law Firm, PLLC
Current
Education
Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
J.D.
Honors: Managing Editor of the Touro Law Review
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Post University
B.S.
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Professional Associations
Virginia State Bar
Member
Current
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Fairfax Bar Association
Member CLE Committee
Current
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Virginia Land Title Association
Member Legislation Committee
Current
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Websites & Blogs
Website
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Legal Answers
15 Questions Answered
Q. Is an unrecorded survey valid for a new owner when the purchase agreement used the original deed and description?
A: I assume the subject property is in Virginia, if so, then several issues are not clear. The two deeds were not changed. Not sure which deeds you are referring to. The person who sold it to you and the neighbor, I presume. Also, it appears you are saying the deed(s) describe line boundaries. Or the seller deed and yours. At any rate, encroachments are not necessarily revealed in title search unless a survey is done. I assume you did not get owner's title insurance because you would have seen a request to conduct a survey or waive coverage. But, I hope you had the seller sign an affidavit regarding encroachment and other title related matters unless this was a cash "as-is" deal. I recommend you seek a lawyer to review all the documents then give you an advice. This is not a legal advice and no attorney-client relationship is established.
Q. I need to know specific closing information if I'm buying a house in Virginia from out of state
A: I agree with my colleagues' answers above. I assume (since it is a cash transaction) that you most likely are or purchased it for investment which you may want to flip or receive passive income. And if you purchased a distressed property, a lawyer can also counsel on the best route and proper contract, assignment and title insurance documents.
Q. How do you get rid of an agent to a LLC who objects to the original purpose?
A: I suggest you talk to a lawyer and show the documents to determine the relationship of the agent (assuming you mean registered agent) with members and the LLC.
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Seddiq Law Firm, PLLC
1920 Association Drive
Suite 101
Reston, VA 20191
Telephone: (703) 558-9311
Fax: (571) 367-3099
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
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