Curing Title Defects: Liens, Judgments, Rights of Third Parties, and Breaks in Chain of Title
Identifying and Resolving Common Title Defects to Ensure Closing of the Deal
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will provide real estate counsel with a review and discussion on how to cure title defects arising from judgments and liens, defects arising from the rights of third parties, and defects caused by breaks in the chain of title. The program will analyze the various issues that arise in these common defects and best practices for curing these title defects to close the deal.
Liens and judgments
- Unsatisfied judgments
- Mechanics liens
- Springing liens
- Tax liens
- Lis pendens
Rights of third parties
- Off-record third parties
- Right of first refusal
- Unrecorded leases
Breaks in chain of title
- Missing documents
- Name variances
- Inclusion of all proper parties
- Joint tenancy/TIC issues
The panel will review these and other key questions:
- What are the most common liens on property and what are best practices for investigating and clearing the lien?
- What are the most common issues that arise with third-party rights and what are best practices for resolving these issues?
- When would an action to quiet title be necessary to resolve a break in the chain of title and what are best practices for curing title through litigation?
Following the speaker presentations, you'll have an opportunity to get answers to your specific questions during the interactive Q&A.
Suzanne C. Odom
Montgomery & Andrews
Ms. Odom’s practice encompasses the areas of transactional, general corporate, real estate and employment law as... | Read More
Ms. Odom’s practice encompasses the areas of transactional, general corporate, real estate and employment law as well as commercial litigation. Representative transactional and general corporate matters handled include all aspects of contract drafting, review and negotiation; real estate acquisitions, sales, financing and leasing; business formations; and providing routine corporate, real estate and employment law advise to clients. Her litigation practice currently focuses on real property disputes, creditor disputes, commercial foreclosures and employment disputes.Close
Weisman Law Firm
Mr. Weisman has focused his practice for the past 27 years on real estate, business to business representation along... | Read More
Mr. Weisman has focused his practice for the past 27 years on real estate, business to business representation along with creditor rights, and mortgage-related representation. He has handled real estate tax sales, foreclosures of houses, manufactured housing, cooperatives and timeshare intervals and the purchasing/selling of homes. He frequently writes and speaks on a variety of topics including title defects and resolutions, lender liability issues, ethical considerations with distressed property, forbearance agreements, and numerous others.Close