'Witness-only' Real Estate Closing Suits are Tossed

Challenges to practice of companies hiring attorneys only to sign off on real estate closings will be appealed

, Daily Report

A federal judge has dismissed two suits targeting so-called "witness-only" real estate closings in Georgia, dealing a blow to real estate attorneys who are fighting companies that research and prepare all the documents for a transaction and then hire an attorney only to present the documents for signature.

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Originally appeared in print as 'Witness-only' real estate closing suits