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Real Estate Closings in Fort Myers, FL

Lee County Real Estate Law Firm for Closings

The Fort Myers real estate attorneys at Your Advocates routinely handle real estate closings on behalf of both buyers and sellers. If you are selling or buying a home, condominium, a commercial building, or vacant land, we have the experience and ability to help! Having a knowledgeable, experienced real estate lawyer in Lee County handling your closing affords you the peace of mind that no stone will be left unturned, and all of the issues relating to title transfer will be cleared in time for a successful and uneventful closing.

Let Your Advocates Fight for You!

When seemingly well-intentioned, but inexperienced, closing agents or lawyers attempt to handle these cases, there are often problems on the day of closing. HUD statements that are filled out incorrectly, title issues that were not noticed relating to prior judgments and faulty deeds in the chain of title, mortgages that contain errors prior to execution by the parties, and often, the delay of funds being transmitted by the lenders all can hold up a closing and even postpone it to another day. When you as a buyer or a seller are visiting from out of town or out of state to attend a closing, delays are not a welcome part of the trip.

Our firm will ensure that all the elements necessary for a successful, smooth closing are in place before everyone meets at the closing table.

Avoid delays with the help of our real estate lawyer.

A smooth closing requires attention to detail and careful preparation. Although the seller's representative usually prepares the documents for closing, the deed, the mortgage if any, and all supporting documents, affidavits, disclosures and payoffs for prior mortgages, we also inspect said documents prior to closing so that there's time for corrections to be made.

If you want to sell or buy real estate with as little drama and delay as possible, feel free to contact us and schedule a consultation with our team today.

Meet Our Attorneys

  • William M. Powell, Esq.
    William M. Powell, Esq. Partner
  • Rita M. Jackman
    Rita M. Jackman Partner
  • Adam J. Stevens
    Adam J. Stevens Partner
  • Richard M. Ricciardi, Jr.
    Richard M. Ricciardi, Jr. Partner
  • Jorge Santana
    Jorge Santana Partner
  • Diana Castrillon
    Diana Castrillon Attorney
  • William M. Powell, Esq. Partner
    William M. Powell, Esq.

    Although William M. Powell, Esq. is well-versed in a variety of legal matters and case types, he has built a strong reputation through his focus on personal injury and medical malpractice cases. Your Advocates are proud to have him as a member of our law firm. He shares our passion for helping people in need and prioritizes our clients’ needs. Read More

  • Rita M. Jackman Partner
    Rita M. Jackman

    Ms. Jackman’s unwavering ambition and leadership has provided clients and will provide her future clients a star in this profession. Ms. Jackman is a relentless researcher and preparer who handles her client tasks with a tremendous amount of preparation and thought. Ms. Jackman was born and raised in Cape Coral, Florida which has worked to benefits her practice and the clients that she serves. Read More

  • Adam J. Stevens Partner
    Adam J. Stevens

    Mr. Stevens has found his niche by becoming a litigation attorney and understands that communication between an attorney and client are paramount to obtaining favorable results. Mr. Stevens is known for taking on any and all types of cases no matter how difficult or routine they may be. Mr. Stevens is known as an aggressive attorney, though at the same time understands that some cases require a more patience to ensure a favorable result. Mr. Stevens does not shy away from challenging legal issues and has litigated complex matters against municipalities, international unions, large banking institutions, and several insurance companies. Read More

  • Richard M. Ricciardi, Jr. Partner
    Richard M. Ricciardi, Jr.

    His experience in litigation provides him the ability to identify and isolate potential areas of conflict and effectively counsel clients around potential pitfalls. Mr. Ricciardi believes that proper estate planning, real estate counsel, and business planning are areas of importance to everyone. Protecting and dispensing clients' various interests, assets, and lifetime earnings can make the difference between a comfortable retirement and wasting thousands of dollars in assets and earnings. Specialized knowledge, experience and attention to detail in these areas is therefore critically important. Read More

  • Jorge Santana Partner
    Jorge Santana

    Attorney Jorge J. Santana, Jr. is an American born Cuban-American, fluent in both English and Spanish. Jorge left Miami to join us here in beautiful and peaceful Fort Myers, Florida in March 2015. He has an extreme love for the law, which is only overshadowed by his desire to help all those in need. His reputation for fairness, hard work and honesty is respected by all his clients and attorneys. Read More

  • Diana Castrillon Attorney
    Diana Castrillon


How We're Different:

  • Dedicated & caring service
  • Over 70 years' combined experience
  • One-on-one attention
  • Customized strategies
  • Accessible - 24 hour response time
  • El abogado habla español