Real Property Bureau
The Real Property Bureau provides legal assistance to State agencies and authorities in connection with the acquisition and disposition of real property. The office investigates titles, clears liens, prepares deeds and various closing documents, and facilitates the closing of title. In addition to purchases and dispositions, the Bureau handles all of the State's eminent domain transactions by reviewing and certifying title, clearing liens, preparing closing papers, and certifying payment. The Bureau also represents the State in court proceedings involving disputes over the State's title to lands acquired for public use.