You can profit from suggestions on examining abstracts and earn CLE credits at the same time with the ISBA’s on-demand video entitled "Essentials of Successful Abstract Examination.” Best of all, the video, which normally costs $75, is free to members.
In the video, well-known real estate attorney Tim Gartin offers tips and pitfalls to watch for when examining purchase agreements, installment contracts, drafting warranty deeds, curing title problems and closing the transaction. He includes copies of his forms and letters in his written materials
The video, which was sponsored by Iowa Title Guaranty, is divided into two parts. Part 1, at 65 minutes long, has been approved for one hour of state CLE credit. Part 2, at 90 minutes in length, has been approved for 1.5 hours of state CLE.
Access this video and others on the ISBA website here.