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FGM Law Firm offers Real Estate law assistance

SPONSORED • Published: Monday, June 16, 2014 3:56 p.m. CST

Marengo-based Franks, Gerkin & McKenna is known for its skill in negotiating and closing all types of individual and commercial clients.

Did you know you should always have a lawyer representing you at the closing table when you buy a home? The lawyers of Franks, Gerkin & McKenna, 19333 E. Grant Highway, advise that although having a lawyer at the closing table is not required, it can protect you if something happens at closing that you are not comfortable with.

The experienced lawyers of Franks, Gerkin & McKenna can straighten out the problem right there, or protect you from making a commitment that may later cause you headaches and trouble. A real estate lawyer is trained to deal with any such problems and has the experience to deal with them.

According to FindLaw (, since the purchase agreement is the most important document in a real estate transaction, a lawyer can be helpful in explaining the form and negotiating changes and additions, if necessary, to meet the buyer’s and seller’s needs.

FindLaw also advised that since mortgage loan commitments and documents are complex, it can be helpful to have a lawyer review and explain the importance of the various documents. A lawyer can also assist with the preparation and explanation of the deed and other closing papers, as well as make sure these documents are executed properly.

For more information on how Franks, Gerkin & McKenna Law can assist in all your Real Estate Law needs, call (815) 923-2107.

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