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Re: What Is A Boat Really Worth?
I am not licensed in Florida so I cannot speak to its laws, but most states have exceptions to the crime of unauthorized practice of law that allow agents to fill in the blanks on a form contract, and in some cases draft an addendum to that contract. Going beyond those exceptions is engaging in the unauthorized practice of law.
A broker who represents the seller and who starts giving legal advice to the buyer about the implications of certain provisions and the law of that state has likely crossed the line into the unauthorized practice of law.
A buyer who relies on the legal advice of the seller's agent is a fool.
Last edited by jameswilson29; 07-30-2013 at 02:47 PM.