Title Insurance

There are very few things in life that are more important than the protection of your home. The following items are examples of why you need a title insurance policy. Remember that the best title examination or search can’t protect your equity and home from issues not appearing in public records. However, a Title policy* can protect you from:

  • Documents executed under false, revoked or expired powers of attorney.
  • False impersonation of the true land owner.
  • Undisclosed heirs
  • Improperly recorded legal documents.
  • Prescriptive rights in another not appearing of record and not disclosed by survey.
  • Failure to include necessary parties to certain judicial proceedings.
  • Defective acknowledgements due to improper or expired notarization.
  • Corporate franchise taxes as liens on corporate real estate assets.
  • Gaps in the chain of title.
  • Mistakes and omissions resulting in improper abstracting
  • Forged deeds, mortgages, wills, releases of mortgages and other instruments.
  • Deeds by minors.
  • Deeds which appear absolute, but which are held to be equitable mortgages.
  • Conveyances by an heir, devisee or survivor of a joint estate who attempts to attain title by ill-gotten means.
  • Inadequate legal descriptions.
  • Conveyances by undisclosed divorced spouses.
  • Duress in execution of wills deeds and instruments conveying or establishing title.
  • Issues involving delivery of conveyance instruments.
  • Deeds and wills by persons lacking legal capacity.
  • State inheritance and gift tax liens.
  • Errors' in tax records.
  • Demolition and substandard building liens.
  • Administration of estates and probate of wills of missing persons who are presumed deceased.
  • Issues of rightful possession of the land.
  • Issues concerning the rightful conveyances by corporate entities
  • Deeds and mortgages by foreigners who may lack legal capacity to hold title.
  • Legal capacity of foreign personal representatives and trustees.<
  • Issues involving improper marital status.
  • Improper modification of documents.
  • Rights of divorced parties.
  • Conveyances in violation of public policy.
  • Misinterpretation of wills and ancillary instruments.
  • Deeds by persons falsely representing their marital status.
  • Claims by creditors of decedent against property improperly conveyed by heirs and devisees.
  • Issues concerning unlawful takings by eminent domain or condemnation.
  • Special tax assessments.
  • Real estate homestead exceptions.
  • Forfeitures of real property due to criminal acts.
  • Issues concerning adoption of children.
  • Conveyances and proceedings affecting rights of military personnel protected by the Soldier's and Sailor's Civil Relief Act.
  • Issues concerning interests noted in financial statements filed under Uniform Commercial Code.
  • Interests arising by deeds of fictitious parties.
  • Adverse possession.
  • Lack of jurisdiction or competency of persons in judicial proceedings. Community property issues.
  • Utility easements.
  • False affidavits of death or heirship.
  • Intestate estate.
  • Intestate estates.
  • Probate matters.
  • Federal estate and gift tax liens.
    (* Subject to certain limitations set forth in the policy)

Copyright © 2013 - Evident Title, Inc. - All Rights Reserved.

Website Designed by Hudson Horizons

Licenses | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service