There are many real estate attorneys in the state of Florida, depending on which county you live in, you would then narrow it down to pick an attorney from that area. For instance is you live in south Florida, you would search for an attorney closest to you, which might be Fort Lauderdale. I will then help you decide on picking the right real estate attorney for you.
First and foremost you should always pick a real estate attorney you have established a relationship with. If this is not the case, you can ask family or friends that you trust for their recommendations on real estate attorneys. Another way to find attorneys is to contact the bar association in your state. They will be able to provide you a list of attorneys in the Fort Lauderdale area that specialize in real estate. Also when you call make sure the attorneys you picked are in good standing and certified to practice law.
Secondly, once you have narrowed it down to a list of a couple real estate attorneys in the Fort Lauderdale area, you can examine lawyer review websites. Remember there are always two sides to each story, so not everything you read on the reviews will be accurate.
Lastly once you have then narrowed down your list schedule a consultation with your choice of attorneys, most attorney will offer a free initial consultation. When you go to the free consultation keep in mind your main goal is to get the sense of the attorneys experience in handling your real estate transaction, and also someone you would feel comfortable working with. Be sure to come prepared with a list of questions to ask, remember you probably won’t receive specific legal advice, but you will get the idea if the attorney you selected will be able to handle your real estate transaction.