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A lawyer for timeshare is an attorney who works with clients to determine the legal issue they are facing and what best legal course of action to pursue. They may suggest mediation instead of litigation as an option or recommend arbitration if there is a dispute between two parties involved in purchasing or selling a timeshare property.

Timeshares are a form of property ownership that allows the owner to use a specific property or set of properties for a certain number of days per year. Timeshare owners must pay fees yearly, and these fees can add up. For this reason, many timeshare owners seek legal assistance when they have issues with their company. A lawyer for a timeshare can help you understand your rights as an owner, help you negotiate with your timeshare company, and, if necessary, represent you in court.

What does a Lawyer for Timeshare do?

Here are some of the responsibilities of a lawyer for a timeshare:

  • Keeping Accounts of the Client's Money Entrusted

    A lawyer for a timeshare is a person who is responsible for keeping the accounts of the client's money entrusted to him. He has to record all the transactions he does with his client, including all the money transactions and their corresponding expenses. This is important because it helps avoid fraud or breaches of trust between the client and the lawyer.

  • Enclosing Confidentialities of the Facts

    A lawyer should always keep confidentiality about what he knows regarding his clients and their cases. He cannot disclose any information to anyone except when it is needed by law. This means that he makes sure that all information about your case stays within his office and any other legal offices that may be involved in your case. This ensures that no one else can use it against you or give it away before you are ready to do so on your terms.

  • Provide You Detail on Proceedings of the Court

    A lawyer for timeshare can provide you with detailed information about the court proceedings. They can inform you about what has happened and what may be ahead for you. This will help you to make informed decisions about your case and determine how you want to proceed.

  • Negotiate on Your Behalf

    If you are in dispute, your lawyer may negotiate on your behalf. This could mean that they try to settle out of court or go through mediation processes, but it could also mean that they negotiate directly with the other party involved to come up with an agreement that works for both parties.

  • Provide You Advice on Legal Contracts

    If you've ever bought a timeshare, then you know that it's a complicated purchase that can easily lead to legal issues. That's why it's so important to have the counsel of an experienced lawyer who knows what they're talking about when it comes to timeshares.

    A lawyer for timeshares will be able to provide advice on any contracts between you and your resort or developer, including:

    1. Resort purchase agreements
    2. Developer agreements
    3. Lease agreements

How much does a Lawyer for a Timeshare Cost?

The cost of a timeshare lawyer varies depending on the services you need. Many timeshare companies will charge between $4,000 and $15,000 for a lawyer to help you cancel your contract. This fee will cover legal advice and assistance in negotiating with your timeshare company.

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What are the different types of timeshare contracts?

Timeshare contracts can be confusing, but they don't have to be. Here are the most common types of timeshare contracts and what you need to know about each one:

  • Fixed Week Timeshare Purchases

    Fixed-week timeshare contracts are the most common type of timeshare contract. They allow you to purchase a fixed number of weeks per year at any time during the year, and you can use those weeks whenever you want. You can also trade or sell your weeks to other people.

  • Floating Week Timeshare Purchases

    Floating week timeshare contracts give you access to a certain number of weeks each year that can be used at any time during the year. Unlike fixed-week contracts, though, the number of available weeks varies yearly. If there is a shortage in one year, for example, some of your weeks will be taken away from you and given back to the resort or owner for use by other owners or guests.

  • Right to Timeshare Purchases.

    Most people think of these types of timeshare contracts when they hear the words "timeshare." They are also the most common and offer the most flexibility—the owner can use their unit as often as they want, and they can even sell their right to use it. It's important to note that while this is a very flexible option, it's also one of the most expensive.

  • Points Club Timeshare

    Points club timeshares work similarly to a timeshare rental agency, with one big difference: instead of paying each user individually, an owner pays for a set number of points per year.

    The more points you pay for at once, the less you have to pay per use later down the line. This is great if you like to travel every year and don't want to worry about how many nights each trip will cost—but it's not so great if you want more flexibility than just "one week every two years.

What are the Tips to Remember while having a Timeshare Agreement?

  • You should be able to visit the property before you make a decision.
  • You should know what the maintenance fees are for the property.
  • You should know whether utilities are included in your purchase price or if you'll have to pay separately.
  • You should be aware of any restrictions on subletting or renting out your timeshare.
  • Check with your state laws regarding timeshares and how they work with other forms of property ownership, such as mortgages and leases.

Key Terms for a Timeshare Agreement

Here's a breakdown of some of the most important clauses to pay attention to:

  • The Duration of your Agreement.

    This is how long you'll be tied into owning your timeshare, which will affect what kind of ownership rights you have over it (more on this below).

  • The Type of Ownership: Timeshare vs. Leasehold.

    This determines whether you own your unit outright or have only a temporary right to use it. It can affect how much money you have to pay for maintenance fees and other costs associated with keeping up with your investment.

  • The Pricing Structure (how much you pay, how often).

    The price usually depends on how many weeks you're buying and whether or not you want any additional services included (such as cleaning services).

  • The List Of Amenities Included (pools, spas, a gym, etc.).

    This is a good place to start because you can get an idea of what you're getting into by reading the list. You can also see if any amenities are missing or if there are any restrictions on using them.

  • Conditions for Transferring or Selling off your Ownership.

    Make sure you know what restrictions there might be on transferring or selling your ownership.


If you're thinking of getting a timeshare, it's important to know that many legal issues are involved in the transaction. The right contract can protect you and the seller, but the wrong one can leave you vulnerable to unforeseen fees, problems with maintenance and repairs, or even fraud.

That's why we recommend hiring contract counsel from ContractCounsel's lawyers for having a timeshare agreement. Our team will ensure that your interests are protected throughout the process and that your rights are for years to come.

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