Niantic, CT asked in Contracts and Real Estate Law for Connecticut

Q: Is it legal for a Bank to not allow you to review documents prior to closing?

I requested to review Personal Loan documents before the closing (not the day of the closing) as I have vision problems and would prefer to read the documents electronically (preferably in pdf format) to enable the ability to zoom in on small text. They responded that I would not be allowed to review the documents prior to the closing. I could only review the documents at the closing. Is this legal? Is no one allowed to see loan documents prior to the closing?

After being denied access to the closing documents, I then requested that the documents be copied in a larger text size to be able to make the documents easier to read (in person). Currently, I am awaiting their response, but I have a feeling they will deny me this accommodation too.

Should I have requested this in writing, instead of verbally? Thank you.

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1 Lawyer Answer
Nicole M. Camporeale
Nicole M. Camporeale
  • Newtown, CT
  • Licensed in Connecticut

A: This question should be directed to your closing attorney. I'm sure by now you have.

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