Real Estate

Richmond, Kentucky Real Estate Attorneys

We assist clients in the sale, lease and development of all types of real estate, whether industrial, commercial or residential. For example, we have handled everything from the review of a simple apartment lease to the contracts for manufacturing plants. Based in Richmond, our real estate attorneys serve clients throughout Kentucky.

Sales and Purchases

We represent buyers and sellers of real estate, from the initial discussions to the closing. We advise clients during the negotiation, contract, due diligence and financing stages of deals. For example, after customizing a contract to the situation, we can help arrange inspections, surveys, soil borings and environmental assessments.


We frequently negotiate lease terms on behalf of landlords and tenants, including as to such key issues as options, permitted uses, alterations, common areas, indemnifications, early terminations and guarantees.


We help clients in confirming that real estate is suitable for their needs and obtaining the appropriate zoning approvals for required for their plans. For example, we have applied for and obtained zoning variances for many non-conforming features and other aspects of completed facilities.

Full Service Real Estate Law Throughout Kentucky

Ecton & Shannon, PLLC is experienced in handling real estate matters throughout the Commonwealth of Kentucky. When necessary, we can arrange for appropriate appraisers, architects, inspectors, engineers and surveyors to assist with your project.

To speak with us about how we can assist you in a real estate matter, we welcome you to contact Ecton & Shannon. We hope we can put our decades of legal experience to work to serve you.

Walter G. Ecton, Jr.

Richmond attorney Walter G. Ecton, Jr. has over 35 years of experience in many advocacy roles including the Comair plane crash of 2006, cases against insurance companies in big truck, motorcycle and car accidents, cases against large banks for Read More