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Retracement I



Retracement I – 3.0 Contact Hours
The case-in-chief is Farrell v. Gardner, Maine 2003, involves the classic situation when two surveyors render two different opinions of survey. This case deals with ambiguities in deeds and extrinsic evidence to resolve the conflicts. The secondary and supporting case is Lacic v. Tomas, Connecticut 2003, which also deals with ambiguities and an old fence line. Sometimes a fence is just a fence and an encroachment is just an encroachment. This is a 3-Page Letter covering 2 Court Opinions consisting of 12 pages. This 15-Page document has a 10-Question examination based on the text of the newsletter and the attached case(s).

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