FAQ -How to Follow, Read and Draw a Legal Description

Reading and Drawing Legal Descriptions

About our Class:

Reading and Drawing Legal Descriptions” (…for the geographically challenged) is a core competency for anyone dealing with land titles and land descriptions.
Used by Abstractors, State and County Recorders, GIS professionals, and anyone dealing with legal descriptions. Helpful for those studying for their abstractor license.
This is a 15-hour, self-directed, hands-on course covering the Public Land Survey, surveying basics, Metes and Bounds, Subdivision of land, the legal make-up of condos, townhouses, time-shares, and the laws that govern them.
Discusses typical legal description issues and how to deal with them.

Course Content Includes:

  • Public Land Survey
  • Metes and Bounds
  • Azimuths and Calls to the Left and Right
  • Lines, Tangents, and Curves, oh my!
  • Subdivided Lands, Plats and Re-Plats
  • Common Interest Communities, Townhouses, Condos
    and Time-shares