Originally Posted by Bigal56
She is US registered and out of St Thomas.
Owner does want not to pay a broker so I am thinking about just using a lawyer who does marine transactions.
Is the boat USA "registered" (State level) as you stated, or USA "documented" (Federal level)?
Are you a USA Citizen?
If yes to both then it should be a very easy transaction.
Rather than hire an attorney, I would use a documentation service
, this is what they do all day long. Some provide escrow services too, which I suggest you use.