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Deed Interpretation III



Deed Interpretation III – 1.5 Contact Hours
The case-in-chief is Ethan v. Fischer, Montana Supreme Court 2011, involving the interpretation of a metes and bounds deed description and conflicting calls for a creek. In this case, proper interpretation of the client’s deed called for interpreting other deeds in the chain and the evidence on the ground. Basic water boundary law is also in play. This is a 2-Page Letter covering 1 Court Opinion consisting of 9 pages. This 11-Page document has a 10-Question examination based on the text of the newsletter and the attached case.

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