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The Surveyor’s Judicial Role Series 4 – Can the Surveyor Resolve Boundary/Title Problems?

The Surveyor’s Judicial Role Series 4 – Can the Surveyor Resolve Boundary/Title Problems?

The Surveyor’s Judicial Role Series 4 – Can the Surveyor Resolve Boundary/Title Problems?

Gary R, Kent PS
Gary R, Kent PS
on behalf of GeoLearn, LLC

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Launch date: 15 May 2014

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Last updated: 12 Aug 2017

Reference: 119378

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Description

In The Surveyor's Judicial Role series of tutorials, we propose a broader role that the professional surveyor should arguably take in helping property owners avoid the expense and angst of unnecessarily litigating boundaries when there has been acquiescence to an accepted line by both owners. In this fourth tutorial, we explore the genesis of a conflict that surveyors very frequently find themselves in, even though they do not even recognize it. In order to help surveyors have the confidence to fulfill the expanded role we are proposing, this tutorial breaks down typical scenarios that surveyors encounter and spells out alternate steps rather than the traditional ones which leave neighbors in litigation and neighborhoods in disarray.

Objectives

Objectives
Upon completion of this course, the participant should expect to be able to:
• Describe the inherent conflict between what surveyors do and what property owners think they do
• Explain the responsibilities of the surveyor as espoused by Michigan Supreme Court Justice Thomas Cooley
• Outline the primary responsibilities of the professional surveyor when faced with potential boundary or title conflicts
• Identify the rules of construction when there are conflicts in title evidence related to s
Gary R, Kent PS

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Gary R, Kent PS
on behalf of GeoLearn, LLC

Gary Kent is in his 31st year with The Schneider Corporation, a surveying, GIS and consulting engineering firm based in Indianapolis and with offices in Charlotte, North Carolina and Ankeny, Iowa. He is chair of the NSPS committee on the ALTA/ACSM Standards and is liaison to NSPS for the American Land Title Association. Gary is often called as an expert witness and he regularly presents programs across the country on a variety of topics including boundaries, survey standards and easements. He is a past-president of both ACSM and the Indiana Society of Professional Land Surveyors. Gary taught Boundary Law, Legal Descriptions, Property Surveying and Land Survey Systems as an adjunct instructor for Indiana University-Purdue University in Indianapolis from 1999 to 2006 and in West Lafayette in 2006. He received Excellence in Teaching and Outstanding Associate Faculty awards for his work at IUPUI. Gary has served on Indiana State Board of Registration for Professional Surveyors for 10 years. He writes regular columns for The American Surveyor magazine and for NSPS News and Views.

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This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • Texas A&M University Corpus Christi
  • 1.00 Hours

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