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Unwritten Rights III



Unwritten Rights III – 1.5 Contact Hours
The case-in-chief is Bahr v. Imus, Utah Supreme Court 2011. The case deals with oral boundary agreements between adjoining landowners in a subdivision, who build fences and make improvements to their respective properties after surveying the property boundaries themselves. The surveyor’s role in such cases and the Utah’s Supreme Court’s thorough discussion of the doctrines of “boundary by estoppel,” “boundary by acquiescence” and “boundary by [oral] agreement” are the focus this course. This is a 2-Page Letter covering 1 Court Opinion consisting of 14 pages. This 16-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.