Log into Webinar: 9:00 – 9:30 am EST

Morning Session: 9:30 am – 12:40 pm EST

Break: 12:40 am – 1:10 pm EST

Afternoon Session: 1:10 – 4:50 pm EST


Ordering and Reviewing Land Surveys
Boundary survey standards
Research and investigation
Mortgage inspection plats
ALTA/NSPS land title surveys
Reviewing title issues disclosed on sample survey plats

Writing and Interpreting Legal Descriptions
What is a legal description?
Who can write a legal description?
Types of legal descriptions
United States public land system
Metes and bounds system/descriptions
“Of” descriptions
Some key words in legal descriptions
Some words we can do without in legal descriptions
Determining what controls in a legal description
Order of importance of conflicting title elements
Corners and monuments
Lot and block descriptions (subdivisions)
United States public land system
Metes and bounds system/descriptions

Locating Land Boundaries
History of land boundaries
Evidence of boundary location
• Words as evidence (written and verbal)
• Monuments as evidence
• Occupation as evidence (possession lines)
• Plats as evidence
Interpreting evidence
Evidence and technology
“Boundary” line vs. “property” line
Sequential conveyances and simultaneous conveyances
• Senior/junior rights
State Boundary Surveying Standards
ALTA/NSPS Land Title Survey Standards
Surveyor’s role in boundary disputes

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6.5 General CLE Hours

Ohio Title Insurance Producers
6.5 Title CE Hours

Ohio Land Surveyors & Engineers
6.5 PDHs


Continuing Education Credit Information
This webinar is open to the public. The Ohio Supreme Court Commission on CLE Has approved this course for 6.5 general CLE hours.

The Ohio Department of Insurance has approved this course for 6.5 title insurance continuing
education hours.

This course offers 6.5 PDHs to Ohio professional land surveyors and professional engineers to
whom the subject matter is professionally relevant. Educators and courses are not subject to
preapproval in Ohio.

Completion certificates will be awarded to participants who complete this event, respond to
prompts, and earn a passing score (80%) on the quiz that follows the presentation (multiple
attempts allowed).


Anthony M. Gregory

Anthony M. Gregory, PS is a professor emeritus of Civil Engineering Technology at Purdue University Northwest, Hammond Campus, in Hammond, Indiana. Professor Gregory is registered as a land surveyor in Indiana and Illinois and consults as a professional surveyor at Abonmarche through their Hobart, Indiana office. He has presented numerous seminars on various land surveying topics to professional land surveyors, surveying technicians, attorneys, title company officials, and real estate professionals. Professor Gregory has an A.A.S. degree in Civil Engineering Technology, a B.S. degree in Construction Technology from Purdue University Calumet (now Purdue University Northwest), and a master’s degree in City and Regional Planning from the Illinois Institute of Technology. He is a member of the Indiana Society of Professional Land Surveyors (ISPLS), the Illinois Professional Land Surveyors Association (IPLSA), and the National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS). Professor Gregory previously served on the ISPLS Board of Directors and is a past society president. He currently serves on the Board of Directors, and the Trig-Star Committee for NSPS, and is the NSPS Trig-Star Coordinator for Indiana. Professor Gregory and his wife currently serve as co-pastors at CenterPointe Church in Grove City, Ohio.

Streamable MP4/PDF Price: $279.00

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