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Land Surveys and Legal Descriptions: Everything Paralegals Need to Know

  • 08/10/2023
  • 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Webcast

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Program Description

Catch and Resolve Issues Before Property Changes Hands

Legal descriptions and land surveys can reveal much about the property in question, but few possess the ability to read them. How does your knowledge stack up? This comprehensive program will show you how to interpret, review, and draft deeds and legal descriptions. You will also learn how to analyze land surveys and help your attorney resolve any issues you've unearthed. Build your real estate skills - register today!

  • Learn how to review and plot legal descriptions of land.
  • Discover how to make sense of old and complex legal descriptions.
  • Find out how to put together a complete and unambiguous deed for attorney review.
  • Spot issues by cross-reading surveys, legal descriptions, and title commitments.
  • Get tips for preparing corrective deeds, affidavits, boundary line agreements, and other documents.

Who Should Attend

This intermediate level course will provide attendees with practical skills for working with surveys and legal descriptions. Those who should attend include:

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

Course Content

  1. How to Read and Understand Legal Descriptions
  2. Deciphering Old, Historic Maps and Legal Descriptions
  3. The Art of Drafting Deeds and Legal Descriptions
  4. Reviewing Legal Descriptions, Title Commitments, and Surveys
  5. Drafting to Fix Legal Description and Land Survey Issues
  6. Paralegal Ethics

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



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