Audio CD + Course Book

Title Law From Start to Finish

Audio CD + Course Book

Copyright Date:

June, 2018

Product ID#:

79258CDRA

Audio + Course Book

Credit Information

Continuing education credit
is not available on this program.


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  • continuing education credits,
  • please contact us at 866-240-1890
  • or credit@nbi-sems.com
From Event: Title Law From Start to Finish, held June 2018.

Program Description

Do you understand the intricacies of real estate closings but feel left out of the loop when title becomes involved in the transaction? Are you able to resolve common title problems and utilize title insurance to your client's full advantage? Don't just rely on other professionals' due diligence; learn to use insurance and other cures to protect against title defects found with comprehensive title searches. This program will teach you the fundamentals of real estate title from examination to litigation. Order today!

Course Content

  • Title Search and Examination Fundamentals
  • Best Practices for Curing Title Problems
  • The Title Insurance Commitment and Closing Letters
  • Overview of Title Insurance Claims and Litigation
  • Ethics

Continuing Education Credit

Continuing education credit is not available at this time.
For additional questions regarding continuing education credits please contact us at 866-240-1890 or credit@nbi-sems.com.

Agenda / Content Covered

  • Title Search and Examination Fundamentals
    9:00 - 10:15, Chris Stevens
    • An Overview of Tenancy
    • Forms, Practice Pointers and Procedures
    • Probate Court and Heirs
    • Short Sale Transactions
    • How to Read Surveys, Descriptions and Plats
    • Open Mortgages, Trust Deeds, Judgments and Other Liens
    • CC&R's, Utility Easements, Other Easements and General Servitudes
    • Property Taxes and Other Public or Private Assessments
  • Best Practices for Curing Title Problems
    10:30 - 11:45, J.P. Sellers
    • Litigation Solutions
    • Non-Litigation Solutions
    • Boundary Line Adjustments
    • Quiet Title Actions
    • Declaratory Judgment
    • Quitclaim Deed
    • Party Wall and Other Party Agreements
    • Monetary Settlement and Escrow Agreements
  • The Title Insurance Commitment and Closing Letters
    12:45 - 2:00, Drew Benham
    • Owner's Title Policy
    • Mortgagees and Lender's Title Policy
    • Schedule A, B-1 and B-2
    • Gap Coverage
    • Opinion Letters
  • Overview of Title Insurance Claims and Litigation
    2:15 - 3:30, Sammy S. High and Maria Yoder
    • How to Submit a Claim
    • Ways to Deny a Claim
    • Steps to Follow When Trying the Lawsuit
    • Current Development in Title Insurance Litigation
  • Ethics
    3:30 - 4:30, J.P. Sellers
    • Duties of Competence and Diligence
    • Conflicts of Interest
    • Disclosure of Defects in Property
    • Liability in Title Examination for Attorneys and Examiners
    • Attorneys' Fees

DREW BENHAM is an attorney with the Davidson Law Firm, where her main areas of practice are commercial real estate transactions and litigation, estate planning and probate, and business law. She is licensed to practice in the state of Arkansas and the Arkansas district courts. She is a member of the Arkansas Bar Association. Ms. Benham earned her B.A. degree from Hendrix College and graduated with high honors from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law, where she served as notes and comments editor of the UALR Law Review.

SAMMY S. HIGH is an attorney in the litigation department of Wilson & Associates P.L.L.C. His primary areas of practice include defense litigation and mortgage banking litigation. Mr. High was admitted to the Bar of the state of Arkansas in 2001, and is licensed to practice before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit. He is also licensed to practice law in Tennessee and before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. Mr. High is a member of the Arkansas and Pulaski County bar associations. He has been appointed to, and presently serves on, several Arkansas Bar Association subcommittees, including the committees for a Modern Judiciary, Law Related Education, Arkansas Mock Trial, and Lawyer's for Literacy. Mr. High was recently elected to be the city attorney for Cammack Village. He earned his B.S. degree from the University of Central Arkansas and his J.D. degree from the William H. Bowen School of Law.

J.P. SELLERS is a senior attorney with Mackie Wolf Zientz & Mann, P.C., in their Little Rock, Arkansas office. His practice focuses on creditors’ rights in foreclosure, eviction and asset recovery actions. Mr. Sellers is a frequent speaker and panelist at mortgage banking conferences and continuing legal education seminars on the topics of foreclosure and real estate title. He is a member of the Arkansas Bar Association, the Debtor-Creditor Bar of Central Arkansas, and the Tennessee Bar Association. Mr. Sellers earned his B.A. degree from the University of Central Arkansas in Conway and his J.D. degree from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, William H. Bowen School of Law.

CHRIS STEVENS is an attorney with Fuqua Campbell, P.A., where he practices in the areas of civil rights defense, commercial law and real estate law. Mr. Stevens is a member of the American Bar Association, the Arkansas Bar Association, and the Pulaski County Bar Association. He received his J.D. degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Arkansas School of Law, Fayetteville and his B.A. degree, magna cum laude, from Hendrix College.

MARIA YODER is an associate partner with the foreclosure department of Wilson & Associates, P.L.L.C. Her main area of practice is real estate law. Ms. Yoder was admitted to the bar in Arkansas in 2006 and is a member of the Pulaski County Bar Association. She received her B.A. degree from the University of Central Arkansas in Conway and her J.D. degree from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law.

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