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Deed Interpretation I



Deed Interpretation I – 3.0 Contact Hours

The case-in-chief is Gilbert v. Geiger, Wisconsin 2008. The interpretation of a metes and bounds deed description that includes called for monuments, topographic features, and a 45-foot discrepancy is studied. The secondary and supporting case is Theriault v. Murray, Maine 1991, where called for monuments are missing and their role in the interpretation of the deed is called into question. This is a 3-Page Letter covering 2 Court Opinions consisting of 9 pages. This 12-Page document has a 10-Question examination based on the text of the newsletter and the attached cases.

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