The beaten path is the safe path

The beaten path is the safe path

The Latin maxim Via Trita, Via Tuta means the beaten path is the safe path. “The truth is, the moment we desert the old rules of interpretation, we are off of soundings, and deliver over the titles to lands to interminable doubts.”
Cleaveland v. Smith; 2 Story 278; 5 Fed. Cas. 1003 (Maine, 1842).

Mathematics of Retracement

Mathematics of Retracement

Mathematics of Retracement
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DAY ONE THE MATHEMATICS OF RETRACEMENT

Effective and successful boundary retracement demands various aspects of mathematical analyses.  Error isolation and reconciliation are keys to discovering the footsteps leading to corner location.  Understanding and appreciating the equipment and techniques used by the original surveyor along with their shortcomings are essential to achieving that goal.
 
This program will discuss the following aspects:
 
Error analysis and isolation types
Traverse adjustment vs. no adjustment
Local attraction
Magnetic vs. true bearings
Types of distance measuring device and their shortcomings.


In addition, there will be a field exercise dependent on the use of GPS as a modern retracement tool.  Participants will be responsible for their own device and will work in small groups.
 
Incorporated into this program is the equivalent of two hours of ETHICS: Relationship to proper performance, adhering to legal requirements, and professional and ethical responsibilities are designed into various parts of the program.
 


Specifications
This course meets TN & NC State Board requirements 8 PDH
Approved sponsor for NC & TN TN CER-1871-17
Features Benefits
Register two weeks before seminar $20 savings credited at check-out.
Register for the two day seminar package $70 Savings possible: Save $50 for the two day option AND $20 if registered early!
Register three or more from the same company Save 5%
Adverse Possession, Prescription & Acquiescence

Adverse Possession, Prescription & Acquiescence

Adverse Possession, Prescription & Acquiescence
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DAY TWO: ADVERSE POSSESSION, PRESCRIPTION & ACQUIESCENCE

The class, presented by Author Kris Kline, begins with relevant historical background and moves quickly to current state-specific definitions for the elements of adverse possession. Specific topics include: the moment of title transfer; tacking; claims against or by the state; claims made under mistaken belief; effects of ordinances on adverse claims; rules for interruption of a claim; champerty; effect of a survey on a prescriptive claim. The seminar considers the lost grant theory and its influence on current rules for prescriptive easements.
This will be followed by a discussion of the origins of acquiescence, its many definitions, and the relationship between acquiescence and other unwritten rights. The primary focus of the class will be North Carolina and Tennessee, with examples from adjoining states included for contrast and comparison.

Specifications
This course meets TN and NC State Board requirements 8 PDH
Approved Sponsor for NC and TN TN CER-1872-17
Features Benefits
Register 2 weeks before seminar date $20.00 savings credited at checkout
Register for the 2-day seminar package $70.00 Savings - Save $50.00 for the 2-day option AND another $20.00 if registratered early
Register 3 or more from the same company 5% Disount