About The Sommer Law Firm

SOMMER LAW FIRM provides high quality, affordable real estate legal services in New Jersey to clients who are buying, selling, leasing, or refinancing residential and commercial real estate. Real estate laws can be confusing and difficult to navigate without an experienced New Jersey real estate attorney to help you avoid any pitfalls or complications.

With the economy being in the sad state that it is, the NJ real estate market has become tougher to deal with successfully. Financing can be harder to obtain, mortgages harder to pay, property values can rise and fall, and disputes can property titles making them "cloudy titles" that can't be transferred until they have been cleared. Our office can work with you on all of these issues in order to reach a beneficial solution and be sure your rights have not been violated.

We handle all aspects of New Jersey real estate and property law including but not limited to:

  • Foreclosures
  • Short Sales
  • Refinancing
  • Real Estate Contracts
  • Property Title Issues
  • Liens
  • Judgments
  • Boundary Disputes
  • And More

About Goldie Sommer, Esq.

With over 35 years of experience and over 10,000 successful real estate closings, NJ real estate attorney Goldie Sommer, Esq, has real experience that can be trusted. As a both a licensed property attorney and a licensed real estate agent, Ms. Sommer can handle all parts of a real estate transaction from start to closing with compassion, determination, and a thorough knowledge of all the available options for our NJ real estate clients. No matter which side of the real estate transaction is being handled, Ms. Sommer makes sure her clients are legally protected and in compliance with real estate contracts and NJ real estate laws.

Goldie Sommer, Esq, is the founding member of The Sommer Law Firm located in Fairfield, N.J. She began her college education at The University of Hartford. She later transferred to Fairleigh Dickenson University, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude. Attorney Goldie Sommer received her J. D. from Seton Hall School of Law. She has been admitted to the bar in both New Jersey and New York.

Before working as a New Jersey property attorney, Ms. Sommer has been the owner of a successful title insurance agency and the review attorney for a Hudson County bank's commercial mortgage department.

Ms. Sommer has the distinction of being one of the first foreclosure attorney's in NJ to gain expertise in short sales and has handled hundreds of cases for distressed NJ property owners. Her success and experience brought her to the attention of West Law Publishers, the leading national legal publishing house, when they were seeking an experienced short sale attorney to write an article for them on short sales. The resulting article titled, "The Secret of the Short Sale," was published in the Banker and Lender Liability Journal. Later, Ms. Sommer was featured in The Star Ledger as an expert NJ real estate lawyer handling short sales and has been quoted not once, but twice, in the New York Times on short sale articles. In addition, Ms. Sommer has testified as an expert witness for real estate litigation.

Outside of the office Ms. Sommer gives back to the community by donating her time to N.J. Cares, where she volunteers at Hunger Helpers to assist in feeding the homeless and needy in Newark. She is, also, an avid animal lover. Ms. Sommer works to rescue dogs from shelters and temporary facilities and help them find their forever homes.

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