Brooklyn, NY asked in Contracts and Real Estate Law for New York

Q: I want to cancel my attorney and real estate deal prior to a contract signing.

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Anthony Armando Nozzolillo
Anthony Armando Nozzolillo
Answered
  • Merrick, NY
  • Licensed in New York

A: Greetings:

The short answers are:

1. You can always terminate an attorney client relationship; at anytime;

2. Pursuant to the Statute of Frauds, any binding arrangement regarding real property must be memorialized in writing to be legally enforceable.

Toshinori Isoai
Toshinori Isoai
Answered
  • New City, NY
  • Licensed in New York

A: You can terminate him/her, but the retainer agreement with your attorney may say that you are responsible for the payment of the legal fee incurred in connection with your matter through the termination of the relationship.

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