Sheldon F. Margolis
Sheldon F. Margolis
Attorney at Law



Practice Areas

Real Estate Law

When you are purchasing a home, especially as a first-time buyer, you need the best legal advice from a lawyer who is not only experienced, but who understands your emotional turmoil when dealing with these intimate issues. You need someone who can walk you through the complexities of the contract, home inspections, mortgages and notes, disclosure requirements, financing and homeowners insurance. At the law office of attorney Sheldon F. Margolis, I understand how complicated closing documents can be and how difficult it can be to choose from the variety of vendors and products available to homeowners. I will prepare a customized binder for you that includes detailed descriptions of all the necessary documents, a step by step procedure for completing your real estate transaction and recommendations to lenders, home inspectors, and insurance agents that I know and trust.

The purchase or construction of a new home is, for most people, the largest monetary investment they ever make. You need a caring and knowledgeable legal advocate who can advise you about your options. Real estate law is a specialized area of law that requires a high degree of knowledge and skill in a variety of disciplines including negotiation, insurance, tax consequences, and property valuation.

At the law offices of Sheldon F. Margolis, I am committed to protecting your legal interests in your real estate transaction. I help individuals and families throughout Hudson and Bergen counties in the following areas:

  • Purchase agreements
  • Sales agreements
  • Refinancing contracts
  • Closing documents and title review
  • Conversions to condominiums
  • Construction contracts
  • Mortgage and land contracts
  • Lease agreements
  • Disclosures

Contact me today to schedule a free initial consultation. Evening and weekend consultations are available by appointment. If you are not located in Hudson County, I will even make house calls!

Landlord-Tenant Law

When you enter into a rental agreement, either as a landlord or as a tenant, you can encounter many issues that require sound legal advice. Issues may arise in the negotiation of the lease. Concerns may arise after the rental agreement has been signed. Problems may occur upon termination of the lease. Whether you are the landlord or the tenant, you need someone knowledgeable about the law who can advise you and help you protect your rights. At the law offices of attorney Sheldon F. Margolis, I appreciate the different interests of landlords and tenants. I have years of experience representing both parties to commercial and residential leases. I will provide you with sound legal advice to protect your interests.

At the law offices of Sheldon F. Margolis, I help individuals and families throughout Hudson and Bergen counties in the following areas:

  • Lease agreements
  • Eviction proceedings
  • Regaining possession of leaseholds
  • Rent and security deposit disputes
  • Violations of tenants' rights

When you face a dispute with your landlord or tenant, or if you want advice regarding any of the aspects of entering into a lease agreement, you need to retain a lawyer who is committed to protecting your rights. At the law offices of Sheldon F. Margolis, I specialize in landlord-tenant matters. I care about your legal rights. Contact us today to schedule a free initial consultation. Evening and weekend consultations are available by appointment. If you are not located in Hudson County, I will even make house calls!

Sheldon F. Margolis
Attorney at Law, P.C.
35 Journal Square
Suite 1005
Jersey City, NJ 07306
Phone: (201)795-9000
Fax: (201) 795-9620
SHELDONMARGOLISESQ@VERIZON.NET
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