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Conducting the Title Search: A Paralegal's Toolkit

  • 05/21/2020
  • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Audio webinar

Program Description


Program Description

Demystify Deeds, Surveys, Inspection Reports, and More

The title examination is a critical step in any real estate transaction, and paralegals play a key role. Learn how to help your attorneys confirm chain of title, uncover hidden judgments and liens, and spot issues in land surveys and legal descriptions. Build your title search skills - register today!

  • Learn what to look for when examining real estate titles.
  • Acquire practice pointers and procedures to help you spot title issues.
  • Interpret subdivision records, surveys and plats. 

Who Should Attend

This intermediate-level course is designed for:

  • Paralegals
  • Legal Technicians
  • Legal Assistants
  • Legal Support Staff

Course Content

  1. Information and Documents Checklist 
  2. Reviewing Deeds and Legal Descriptions
  3. Chain of Title and Conveyances - Issue Spotting
  4. Unearthing Liens, Judgments and Tax Information
  5. Inspections and Inspection Reports
  6. Examining Surveys, Map/Plat and Subdivision Records 
  7. Finding Easements, Restrictions, Rights of Way and Other Encumbrances
  8. Title Opinions and Title Binders

Washington State Paralegal Association
1402 Lake Tapps Parkway SE
Ste. F104/PMB133
Auburn, WA. 98092



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