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Prevent Problems Down the Line With Superior Skills

Do you have a solid foundation of knowledge in title law? Are you confident in handling any complications that may arise? This comprehensive seminar will give you the title law fundamentals you need to make title problems a non-issue in your business. Our expert faculty will take you through the title examination process, so you can identify potential problems before they arise. Don't miss this opportunity to build your skills. Register today!

  • Gain strategies and techniques for overcoming common and not so common obstacles to obtain marketable title.
  • Keep your practices current with a review of current trends and developments in real estate conveyances.
  • Navigate the title examination process with ease using forms, practice tips and procedural pointers from experienced practitioners.
  • Don't let common title issues derail your transaction: learn to identify and overcome title issues.
  • Elements incorrect or missing in documentation? We'll show you what you can do.
  • Gain practical tips on drafting and negotiating title insurance policies.
  • Learn how to handle voluntary and involuntary title transfers with ease.

    9:00 - 10:30, Written by Michael J. Gilligan. Presented by Alexander Shipman in Los Angeles and Michael J. Gilligan in Irvine.
    1. The Background of Real Estate Titles
    2. Current Issues in Conveyancing Practice
    3. Typical and Atypical Liens and Encumbrances
    4. Q&A
    10:45 - 12:00, Written by Paul E. Flores. Presented by Norman A. Chernin in Los Angeles and Paul E. Flores in Irvine.
    1. A Title Insurer’s Perspective: Resolving Issues Discovered by a Title Examination and Underwriting Process
      1. The Public Record: Title Plant vs. Grantor-Grantee Search
      2. Defects in the Execution
      3. Other Noteworthy Title Defects
      4. Probate and Bankruptcy Issues
      5. Missing or Incorrect Elements: When a Corrective Document is Required
      6. Boundary Disputes, Survey and Encroachment Matters
      7. Subdivisions and Roads
    2. Preliminary Report, Binder, Title Commitment and Policy of Title Insurance
      1. California Insurance Code §12340.11
      2. Understanding the Difference between a Prelim, Binder, Title Commitment and Pro Forma
    3. Underwriting Process
      1. Residential vs. Commercial Underwriting
      2. Policy and Endorsement Coverages
      3. Title Insurer Underwriter
    4. Q&A
    1:00 - 2:00, Written by Michael J. Gilligan. Presented by Alexander Shipman in Los Angeles and Michael J. Gilligan in Irvine.
    1. Attorneys' Fees
    2. Conflicts of Interest
    3. Multiple Representation
    4. Disclosure of Defects in Property
    5. Q&A
    2:00 - 2:45, Written by Norman A. Chernin. Presented by Norman A. Chernin in Los Angeles and Robert S. Davis in Irvine.
    1. Organizing and Analyzing Information
    2. What is Marketable Title?
    3. Introduction to Title Insurance
    4. Drafting and Negotiating Title Insurance Policies
    5. The New ALTA Owner's and Lender's Title Insurance Policies
    6. Availability of Expanded Coverage Policies Provided by ALTA
    7. The Role of the State
    8. Governmental Control
    9. Q&A
    3:00 - 4:30, Written by Alexander Shipman. Presented by Alexander Shipman in Los Angeles and Robert S. Davis and Stuart B. Wolfe in Irvine.
    1. Voluntary Transfers
      1. Legal Requirements for an Effective Conveyance
      2. Types of Deeds
    2. Involuntary Transfers
      1. Foreclosures of Mortgages or Deeds of Trusts
      2. Mechanics' Lien Foreclosures
      3. Foreclosures of Tax and Other Liens
      4. Adverse Possession
      5. Condemnation
      6. Reversion of Title
      7. Forfeitures of Title
    3. Private Covenants and Restrictions
    4. Q&A

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