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Ambiguities II



Ambiguities II – 1.5 Contact Hours
The case-in-chief is Ward v. Marshall, West Virginia Supreme Court 1992. In this edition we see how ambiguous deeds must be interpreted through the extrinsic evidence that points to the true intent of the conveyance. This case involves a junior-senior conveyance out of a common grantor, ambiguities in the conveyance documents, the rules of construction applicable to the situation and how parol evidence played a role in resolving the case. This is a 2-Page Letter covering 1 Court Opinion consisting of 5 pages. This 7-Page document has a 10-Question examination based on the text of the newsletter and the case-in-chief..

OBJECTIVES: To enhance professional competency and improve practitioner’s knowledge of the law as it relates to the practice of land surveying.