Real Estate Practice Tips
by J. Cliff McKinney II |
“Unfortunately, too many lawyers cede the responsibility of drafting deeds to non-lawyers, such as secretaries, paralegals or title agents, who use form deeds. This has two potentially fatal flaws: 1. the deeds are often wrong; and 2. this leads to lawyer complacency. Lawyers should not rely on canned deeds prepared by non-lawyers. Instead, lawyers should draft deeds with extreme caution. Following are four particularly important points to consider, all based on mistakes I’ve seen in non-lawyer prepared deeds…”
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