It can be a waste of time for both you and the Canadian real estate lawyer if you aren't prepared for your first meeting, because it will take longer for the lawyer you hire to get up to speed on your legal matter.
Written documentation is especially important in a business setting. So even if a Canadian real estate lawyer doesn't ask for documentation beforehand, it is still a good idea to bring a copy of all documents relevant to your situation to the meeting. Spend some time thinking about what you may have on hand. Try to organize the documents in a logical manner before you meet with the real estate lawyer.
Prepare a list of questions to take with you to your first meeting. In theory, no question is too silly to ask. Keep in mind, though, that you don't want to scare a real estate lawyer out of representing you. Some questions you might ask a real estate lawyer would include:
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