Lucas & Company, LLC

Property Rights and the Land Surveyor

Property Rights and the Land Surveyor – Half Day or Full Day (Nominally 4.0 or 8.0 Contact Hours)
What are real property rights and where do they come from? Should the land surveyor be concerned with property rights? How have the courts reacted to the issue of property rights and the land surveyor? This seminar will examine these questions and many other related topics. Subjects to be covered include: Torts that can impact property rights, written conveyances, deed interpretation, unwritten rights, junior & senior rights, adverse possession, estoppel, and more. These issues will be covered through court opinions from across the country. In addition to examining the problems associated with property rights, common solutions for the most common problems will be explored. Resolving conflicts in boundaries should be a high priority for any practicing boundary surveyor concerned with the property rights of the client and adjoining property owners. Power Point presentation.
OBJECTIVES: To enhance professional competency and improve practitioner’s knowledge of the law as it relates to the practice of land surveying.