LEO: Real Estate Closing Fee to Settlement, LE Op. 425
Real Estate Closing Fee to Settlement Attorney for Preparation of Settlement Statement and Disbursement of Funds.
August 14, 1981
Absent a prior agreement with the seller and the seller's attorney, it is improper for a closing attorney engaged by the purchaser to impose a fee upon the seller in a real estate transaction. [See II: DR:5-105.]
Committee Opinion August 14, 1981
See also LE Op. 647, LE Op. 878, LE Op. 911, LE Op. 1148, LE Op. 1204, and LE Op. 1346
LEO: Real Estate Closing Fee to Settlement, LE Op. 425 (1981)