Zillow Advice: Buying Process - Attorney needed on closing day? Can another attorney represent as a substitute for the day? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Attorney-needed-on-closing-day-Can-another-attorney-represent-as-a-substitute-for-the-day/355037/ Zillow Advice | Zillow Real Estate Hi,I would not move forward ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Attorney-needed-on-closing-day-Can-another-attorney-represent-as-a-substitute-for-the-day/355037/ Hi,<br/>I would not move forward without legal representation.&nbsp; Either demand your existing attorney be present or find a willing replacement asap.&nbsp;Either way, seek representation.&nbsp; Should you need an attorney referral let me know as I deal with several that have tremendous reputations in real estate closings. Thu, 23 Feb 2012 17:40:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Attorney-needed-on-closing-day-Can-another-attorney-represent-as-a-substitute-for-the-day/355037/ 2012-02-23T17:40:00Z You are not required to have ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Attorney-needed-on-closing-day-Can-another-attorney-represent-as-a-substitute-for-the-day/355037/ You are not required to have a attorney- However you should be aware of all the documents you are signing and its meaning.&nbsp; If you get another attorney make sure he is away of all the details of the transaction.<br/><br/>trust me very safe then sorry!<br/><br/>Nicaury Sat, 31 Jul 2010 21:32:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Attorney-needed-on-closing-day-Can-another-attorney-represent-as-a-substitute-for-the-day/355037/ 2010-07-31T21:32:00Z It is not uncommon for an ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Attorney-needed-on-closing-day-Can-another-attorney-represent-as-a-substitute-for-the-day/355037/ It is not uncommon for an attorney to send another attorney from his office if there is a conflict in their schedule.&nbsp; However, they need to advise you of that ahead of time, and obtain your approval.&nbsp; They talk to each other and are working off the same paper.&nbsp; Did you know that if you asked your real estate agent to attend the closing he/she could answer most questions you would have and it is free.&nbsp; I certainly don't discourage using an attorney.&nbsp; They are the ultimate legal counsel.&nbsp; It is simply a cost factor.&nbsp; If you can afford them by all means use an attorney. Thu, 24 Jun 2010 03:30:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Attorney-needed-on-closing-day-Can-another-attorney-represent-as-a-substitute-for-the-day/355037/ 2010-06-24T03:30:00Z