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By: Cheryl M. Jones, Branch Manager and Title Counsel, Western District

We are all human and we all make mistakes. It is inevitable. After all, doesn't it make sense that's why it's referred to as the "practice of law?"

The question is not "will" you come across a mistake in a recorded document, but "when?"  And, when that time comes, here are some "fixes" that i hope you will find useful.

Minor and Typographical Errors in Recorded Instruments
At ones time, if a minor or typographical error was found in a recorded document then the face of the instrument was altered to show the correction.  Many times an explanatory note was added and the document was re-recorded.  At another time, a cover sheet was used to identify the error and provide the correct wording or spelling.

 

Fast forward to present day when if the face of a recorded document is altered or changed, the error can no longer be corrected through the re-recording of the flawed instrument.  To correct the error in a recorded instrument, a corrective document must be obtained and placed on public record.

 

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Best PracticeD - Our Best Practices Solution for Encryption of Email


Attorneys Title is working hard on compliance with ALTA's Best Practices and we know you are, too. In order to send and receive securely encrypted documents via email that are in compliance with the protection of valuable NPPI, we selected ShareFile by Citrix so that...

 

  • We can send encrypted documents.
  • We can provide a link for our customers to upload documents securely.
  • We can forward documents securely on behalf of our customers
  • Access to files is available anytime, anywhere.
  • Recipients are not required to have a ShareFile account to access files.

 

If you haven't checked encryption off your to-do list yet, don't lose a deal - contact us and we will help. We can send our document, or even your document, via ShareFile.

*Interested in learning more information regarding ShareFile by Citrix? Visit their website, ShareFile.com

 

 

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