Practice Areas

Commercial Lending, Construction, and Construction Litigation

Legal representation for all aspects of commercial lending and construction law in the Chattanooga area.

Commercial Lending and Real Estate Law

Duncan, Hatcher, Holland & Fleenor represents all types of real estate clients, including commercial lenders, real estate developers, mortgage companies, banks, and homeowners. In addition, this firm handles commercial and residential real estate closings through our in-house title agency, Hatcher Title & Escrow Agency, Inc. Hatcher Title is an issuing agent for Old Republic National Title Insurance Company.

This firm handles construction law and litigation, from the contract stage to the courtroom. Ideally, a well-prepared contract can prevent disputes that lead to litigation. If you call on us early, you may prevent costly litigation.

Your community’s building inspection department, office of planning and zoning, or department of permits will have a listing of the necessary construction law permits, construction contract law regulations, and inspections related to building and zoning codes for new construction or remodeling. In addition, the property to be improved may be controlled by covenants, conditions and restrictions and other documents recorded in the office of the register of deeds. We can assist in interpreting all of these for you.

SBA Loans and 1031 Tax Deferred Exchanges

Our firm assists our commercial lenders with SBA loans. We also use Old Republic Exchange Corporation, our underwriter’s subsidiary, to assist our customers with 1031 Tax Deferred Exchanges.