Legal Description Errors, Chain of Title Issues, Boundary Problems and More
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Many mistakes can occur when examining title, preparing documents or closing a real estate transaction. Knowing how title issues occur, how to avoid them and how to resolve them is key to any successful real estate legal practice. How does your knowledge and skills stack up? This guide will delve into common title defects and provide practice pointers for preventing or fixing them. Safeguard clients (and yourself) from problems - order today!
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SARAH HEDTKE is general counsel for Midwest Title Group LLC. Ms. Hedtke joined Midwest Title Group in May of 2015. She assists Midwest Title Group management and staff on various legal matters. She also provides underwriting counsel, oversees Midwest Title Group’s 1031 Exchanges, and prepares educational materials for staff on real estate and title insurance topics. Prior to joining Midwest Title Group, Ms. Hedtke worked in a general practice law firm. She focused her practice on real estate, estate planning, probate, business, family, and landlord/tenant law. Ms. Hedtke earned her J.D. degree from the University of Wisconsin Law School and frequently returns as a guest faculty member for the Lawyering Skills Course. She is a member of the State Bar of Wisconsin, the Price-Taylor Bar Association, and the Wisconsin Land Title Association.
BRAD L.F. HOESCHEN is the North Central Division agency manager and underwriting counsel for Old Republic National Title Insurance Company. In his capacity as vice president he managers Old Republic’s agency network in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin. Mr. Hoeschen works to strengthen Old Republic’s agency network in the North Central Division and provides underwriting support to agents in all four states. He is a member of the Wisconsin Land Title Association Board of Directors. Mr. Hoeschen was also the lead drafter of Wisconsin’s Remote Online Notary legislation, which is currently pending in the Wisconsin Legislature. Prior to his current position, he was Old Republic Title’s Wisconsin state manager and underwriting counsel. He served in that capacity from June of 2016 through April of 2019. Before joining Old Republic, he worked in private practice in litigation defending title insurance companies and agents. He also worked in transactional practice, assisting individuals and corporations in acquiring real property. Mr. Hoeschen currently serves on the Milwaukee Administrative Review Appeals Board, hearing appeals of various violations of municipal ordinances. He was appointed to the position by the mayor of Milwaukee. Mr. Hoeschen is a graduate of Marquette University Law School and Loyola University-New Orleans. He has served as adjunct faculty at Marquette University Law School.
PAM KAHN-STEIN is with Marian Center International, LLC, and has more than 25 years in the title insurance industry. Ms. Kahn-Stein has worked both for an underwriter as assistant state counsel, manager and trainer, as well as working for agencies as general counsel, manager, examiner, closer, and trainer. Ms. Kahn-Stein is active in the Wisconsin Land Title Association. She has been on the WLTA Board of Directors and is a past president of the association. She still serves the association by sitting on several WLTA committees. Also, she developed and wrote the curriculum, as well as being the instructor for the WLTA pre-licensing seminar and is co-instructor for the WLTA residential closing class. Ms. Kahn-Stein was appointed to serve on the Wisconsin Land Title Professional Council. She received her B.A. degree from UW-Madison and her J.D. degree from Western Michigan University, Cooley School of Law. She is a member of the State Bar of Wisconsin.