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90-minute live streaming program
  • January 20
  • 1:00 - 2:30 pm EST

A Paralegal's Guide to Deed Drafting

January 20

Learn how to correctly draft deeds by understanding requirements and potential pitfalls to avoid.

Many paralegals are thrust into the situation of preparing a simple deed that will be relied upon by attorneys and clients and title examiners. What on first blush can appear to be a ministerial task of taking a prior deed and just changing the names and dates can be a Pandora’s box waiting to happen. By understanding the premise behind deeds, the absolute requirements needed for their preparation and the various iterations that are appropriate under certain circumstances, paralegals can prepare deeds with confidence.

Even more importantly, by understanding the variables and what can go wrong in deed preparation, a paralegal can troubleshoot and spot issues before they render a deed unenforceable.

The topic explains the different types of deeds, when one deed is a better fit for the particular transaction, and how to ask the right questions and get the right information to draft with confidence.

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Agenda

Deeds - What They Are and Who Needs Them?
  • What's the Alternative to a Deed?
  • Does One Size Fit All?
  • What Questions Need to Be Asked and What Answers Need to Be Given to Prepare a Deed?
Types of Deeds
  • Quit Claim Deed
  • Special Warranty Deed
  • General Warranty Deed
  • Bargain and Sale Deed
When You Know You Have It Right/When You Find out You Have It Wrong
  • Starting out on the Wrong Foot
  • Muddling in the Middle
  • Completing the Error of Your Ways
People and Things That Own Property
  • Who Can Be a Seller/Transferor? Who Can Be a Buyer/Transferee?
  • What Happens When You Get the Name(s) Wrong?
  • What Happens When the Names Change?
Great Fails and Why We Shall Never Speak of This Again
  • Buying Swamp Land
  • It's All in the Follow Through If You're Just Passing by
  • Six Eyes and Three Mouths Makes for a Happy Deed Monster
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  • NALA 1.5
     
  • This program is applicable for continuing legal assistant education credit. Please check with your accrediting board to see if this course will qualify towards your recertification requirements. Program Length: 1.5 hour(s).
     
  • NFPA 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the National Federation of Paralegal Associations for 1.5 hours of NFPA continuing education credit.
     
  • IN Paralegals
     
  • This course may qualify for continuing legal education through the Indiana State Bar Association for paralegals.
     

This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

Who should attend?

This webinar is designed for paralegals, legal assistants, associates and other legal professionals.

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Over 33 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

Faculty

Kevin Knight

Kevin Knight

de Beaubien, Simmons, Knight, Mantzaris & Neal, LLP

  • Partner in a 60+ lawyer law firm in Orlando, de Beaubien, Simmons, Knight, Mantzaris & Neal, LLP
  • Our practice handles all aspects of law including transactional work and litigation of all types
  • The speaker is board certified nationally and by the State of Florida in civil trial
  • The speaker presents more than 10 seminars a year both nationally and in Florida on a myriad of topics including litigation matters and transactions
  • Authors a monthly article for Apartment Association of Greater Orlando
  • Member in the Florida and Federal Bar since 1981
  • Graduate, summa cum laude, UCF; graduate, Stetson Law School
  • Can be contacted at 407-992-3520, [email protected] or 332 N. Magnolia Avenue, Orlando, FL 32801
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Product ID: 407053
Published 2021
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