Rahway, NJ asked in Real Estate Law for New Jersey

Q: I am selling my home and closing is supposed to be feb 28. my lawyers paralegal tried telling me today to not attend

she told me basically to sign over POA to the lawyer....sorry but she has been the main contact and i am very unhappy so no i wont sign POA and I am attending to collect my money...she even tried saying since I am using them for the house I am also buying they usually keep the money til after that closing but since I need my money for another deposit they will cut me a check next day. can I attend and get my check at the closing?

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Jonathan Herron
Jonathan Herron
  • Marlton, NJ
  • Licensed in New Jersey

A: Typically this will depend on the terms of the contract you have with both your buyer and your attorney. The contract can direct how funds are to be dispersed.

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