Title Insurance

Title Insurance Litigation

Provide legal counsel to the nation’s largest title insurance corporation / underwriters, title insurance agents, individual property owners, local and national banks and mortgage lenders.

Litigation Panel Counsel for defense & claims concerning:

  • Defective Deeds, Forged Deeds, & Fraudulently Induced Deeds
  • Mortgage Priority & Enforceability concerning Bona Fide Purchaser / Lender RPL §291 Status, Inquiry Notice & Equitable Subrogation claims
  • Boundary Line Disputes including Adverse Possession & Prescriptive Easements
  • Quiet Title Actions (Bar Claim) / Declaratory Judgment Actions concerning Usurious Loans, Ancient Mortgages, & Failure to Discharge Mortgages
  • Equitable Mortgages & enforcing E&O Contracts
  • Appeals

Compliance Counsel for DFS Regulations, including:

  • Implementation of Regulations 206 & 208 policies forms, & staff training.
  • Obtain client-specific formal DFS Opinion Letters while analyzing FOILed Opinion Letters drafted to client competitors.
  • Monitor / interpret pending regulations / legislation.