Holly Springs, NC asked in Real Estate Law for North Carolina

Q: Do I have to have to have a lawyer if I am buying a piece of land and I have all the necessary paperwork?

I have a warranty deed and a real estate purchase agreement for NC

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Cameron Lambe
Cameron Lambe
Answered
  • Raleigh, NC
  • Licensed in North Carolina

A: Closing on a piece of property without a law license is generally considered the unauthorized practice of law and is illegal. There are some specific scenarios in which that is not the case, but from the information you have provided, you will need an attorney.

Vincent Gallo
Vincent Gallo
Answered
  • Staten Island, NY

A: You won't need an attorney to represent you provided that you know precisely how to handle this transaction yourself and as well as an attorney would handle it if he were she was representing you.

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