LEO: Conflict of Interest Real, LE Op. 647

 

Conflict of Interest Real Estate-Buyer's Attorney Charging Seller a Fee Prior Agreement.

 

January 14, 1985

 

Pursuant to LE Op. 425, . . . 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.

 

Committee Opinion January 14, 1985

 

CROSS REFERENCES

 

See also LE Op. 878, LE Op. 911, LE Op. 1177, LE Op. 1204, and LE Op. 1346

 

LEO: Conflict of Interest - Real, LE Op. 647 (1985)