Timeshare Lawyer - Real Estate Attorney For Property
A timeshare lawyer or real estate attorney, also known as a property attorney is quite simply a lawyer or attorney who specializes in real estate and property law.
A timeshare lawyer or real estate attorney can be used either for canceling a timeshare, or to exit a timeshare contract legally, as well as provide legal counsel and advice on property law.
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How Much Do Attorneys & Lawyers Cost For Timeshares?
Generally the legal fee that many timeshare lawyers or property attorneys charge is an upfront fee of $3,000 or more depending on the difficulty level and situation.
As stated in our avoiding scams article, it is a good idea to avoid timeshare lawyers or property attorneys who ask for an upfront fee. Instead look for lawyers or attorneys who charge no upfront legal fee for their services and have a positive BBB and Google Business rating.
Before you use any timeshare lawyer or property attorney also make sure to look up their credentials to make sure they are a legitimate lawyer and ask for references and follow those references up just to make sure they are legitimate and not a scam artist.
Free Consultations - Legal Counsel & Advice
The first thing you want to ask a timeshare lawyer or property attorney for is a free consultation. Many offer this service, and a free consultation with a property lawyer will let you know where you stand legally.
Beware however that legal fees may add up over the course of your exit and real estate lawyers and property attorneys may not explain this to you. Be sure to ask the timeshare lawyer or property attorney for an overall cost estimate.
You should also ask yourself if the legal fees for the lawyer or attorney that might be incurred will be worth it and decide whether or not you have the money to cover the legal fees that may be incurred throughout the process using the timeshare lawyer to cancel or exit your timeshare property.
Questions To Ask Before You Commit To The Fees
There are a few questions you should has a timeshare lawyer or real estate attorney before you commit to their fees. The following includes some of the most important questions you should ask before signing anything.
- Upfront Fees: Do you charge any upfront fees?
- Free Consultation: Do you offer a free consultation?
- Total Overall Charges: Can you estimate how much my overall total will be?
- Experience In The Field: Do you have experience in timeshares, real estate or property law?
- Retainer Fee: Do you have a retainer fee?
- Your Assessment: What is your assessment and best course of action?
What Is The Process Used To Cancel Or Exit Timeshares?
In nearly every case the timeshare lawyer or real estate attorney will attempt to initiate a settlement with the timeshare company. Wishing to avoid litigation, most resorts will agree to cancellation or exit terms for the property on the spot.
If the resort accepts the settlement request from the timeshare lawyer or real estate attorney, the resort will sever your property contract upon the terms agreed upon with the lawyer or attorney and the timeshare exit will usually be quick and clean.
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