Every real estate agent is subject to the law. REALTORS®, however, subscribe to a higher standard of practice, going above and beyond what the law requires. REALTORS® are bound to serve their clients, customers and fellow practitioners with the utmost care, concern and respect. A dedication to achieve the standard of excellence put forth in the REALTOR® Code of Ethics is not only a REALTORS®' best risk management tool, but it's good for business too.

To help its members maintain their high ethical standards, Louisiana REALTORS® provides its members with a variety of risk management tools. Services such as the LR Legal Hotline, Legal Defense Fund, complete briefings on legal issues such as RESPA compliance, Do-Not-Call, mold, as well as sample contract language and recommended practices and procedures are just a few of the legal resources available to LR members.