When it comes to timeshare cancellation, it’s important to have an experienced timeshare lawyer on your side. A lawyer can help you understand the terms of your timeshare agreement, and can assist with the cancellation process.
When you cancel a timeshare, there may be fees and penalties associated with the cancellation. The timeshare cancellation process can be complicated, so it’s important to work with an experienced timeshare lawyer. This is especially true if you’ve tried to cancel your timeshare without help, only to find that you’re now in arrears or owe money for other fees or penalties.
What are the benefits of using a timeshare attorney?
A timeshare attorney can help answer all of your questions to understand your options and determine what is the best course of action. For one, a lawyer will have a thorough understanding of how the law applies to your specific situation and what your options are for timeshare termination.
You can potentially avoid penalties and fees by hiring a lawyer who is familiar with the law. Also, if your timeshare contract has been sold or transferred to another entity, you may need an attorney who understands the process and knows how to handle such transactions.
Do I need attorney representation?
Some timeshare owners seek the help of attorneys because they believe their contract or agreement with their timeshare management company is illegal or unfair. If you need assistance canceling a timeshare, the advice of an attorney is usually helpful. While it may be possible for an individual to complete all the steps and paperwork on their own, many timeshare owners find that hiring an attorney makes the process easier and much less stressful.
What are the costs involved in hiring an attorney?
The cost of hiring an attorney to cancel a timeshare is usually determined by the hourly fee for their services, and any contingencies such as filing fees or court costs if needed. Attorneys who represent clients in this type of case often bill between $200 and $300 per hour or provide their clients a fixed fee for service. A fixed fee for service can be a set fee or a contingency fee, where the lawyer will collect a portion of the timeshare termination fees paid by the client if they are successful.
The cost of hiring an attorney should not keep you from seeking help if needed. In fact, it might end up saving you money to hire an experienced timeshare lawyer to represent your interests.
How long does it take to cancel a timeshare?
The timeshare cancellation process can take anywhere from a couple of months up to a couple of years. The time needed will depend on how complex your timeshare issues are, as well as any contingencies that may be involved. Most cases can be resolved through settlement and negotiation, while others might require litigation. These are all factors on how long a matter takes to complete from start to finish.
In summary, if you’re having trouble canceling your timeshare, it’s time to talk to an attorney.
The Finn Law Group is a consumer protection firm focused on timeshare law and led by Attorneys Michael D. Finn and J. Andrew Meyer with a combined experience of more than 75 years. If you have a timeshare related issue and want a free consultation, please contact our law office at 727-214-0700 or email us.