VIRGINIA UPL OPINION 76


Preparation and Completion of Closing Documents.

It is the unauthorized practice of law for a real estate settlement service to prepare completed deeds of trust, deeds of bargain and sale and deed of trust notes on behalf of a real estate seller or purchaser even if the documents are sent subsequently to an attorney for the seller or purchaser for the attorney’s review, final approval and use at settlement on behalf of the attorney’s client. [UPR 6-103; UPC 6-4].

Committee Opinion
June 11, 1985

 

Updated: Aug 28, 2006