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Paralegals' Complete Guide to Reviewing Legal Descriptions, Title Commitments and Surveys

  • 10/18/2023
  • 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Webcast

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Program Description

Find and Fix Issues Before They Turn Into Big Problems

Ignoring title issues won't make them go away. They can lie dormant for years, until they rear their ugly heads and create big legal and financial headaches for clients and possibly even your firm. In this guide, our experienced faculty will show you how to unearth title defects with a thorough review of title and surveys. You will also learn how to help your attorney fix those title issues and discover how to avoid creating them in the first place. Build your knowledge of all things title - register today!

  • Learn how to perform a comprehensive title search and examination.
  • Deepen your understanding of title insurance policies and coverages.
  • Know what to look for in the title commitment and exception documents.
  • Get practical insights on reading and writing legal descriptions of property.
  • Hear how to review survey maps and plats for potential issues.
  • Receive tips for preparing affidavits, corrective deeds, and other curative instruments.
  • Find out why title defects happen and what you can do to help prevent them.

Who Should Attend

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

  • Paralegals
  • Legal Assistants
  • Legal Support Staff

Course Content

  1. Title Search and Examination Guide for Paralegals
  2. Reading and Writing Deeds and Legal Descriptions
  3. Title Insurance
  4. Reviewing Title Commitments and Exception Documents
  5. Reviewing Surveys and Plats
  6. Drafting Title and Survey Objection Letters (With Samples)
  7. Assisting With Curative Work
  8. Preventing Title Problems: Scrivener's Errors, Recording Oversights, and More

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



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