Real Estate & Construction Law


When questions arise on a real estate transaction, most people call their agent or broker. But if the deal is complicated or risky, it’s smart to consult with a real estate attorney.

The attorneys at Whiting Hagg Hagg Dorsey & Hagg, LLP, specializing in real estate law and construction law, are skilled at analyzing the issues in development projects.  From initial property acquisition or sale to completion, we will represent and help you navigate through an often cumbersome process when it comes to this area of law.

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Our legal professionals also specialize in condemnation law and eminent domain litigation, ensuring property owners receive just compensation.

Representation and counsel are provided to clients involved in real estate law projects for:

  • Commercial
  • Sale or purchase of home
  • Multi-Use
  • Industrial
  • Leases of all types

Construction defects can take many different forms and lead to serious problems in residences, businesses, and other structures throughout South Dakota.  Negligence by the parties responsible for a construction project, in whole or in part, can lead to severe harm.

If you have been harmed as a result of construction defects, the attorneys experienced in construction law at Whiting Hagg Hagg Dorsey & Hagg, LLP, fight to preserve and enforce your rights. Our law firm has fought for our clients’ interests and has over 150 years of combined experience. We consult with the experts you need to prove damages whether by a contractor, architect, or engineer.

We also have considerable experience in construction law and construction defect claims including:

  • Water damage caused by leaking roofs or poor foundations
  • Foundations and windows
  • Building settlement
  • Electrical problems
  • Plumbing defects
  • Heating and air conditioning defects
  • Failure to build in a substantial workmanlike manner

Developers, architects, contractors, subcontractors, installers, electricians, and plumbers, as well as others, can be held liable for their negligent or intentional failure to meet strict building standards. Special statutes of limitation apply for new home construction.

Call us at 605-348-1125 to discuss your real estate law or construction defect issues and avoid the stress of managing it yourself.


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