Understanding Boundary Law - Case Law and Principles of Surveying Law

Start Date
09/26/2013
End Date
09/26/2023
Description
This course will review how to research a deed and the procedures of evidence used to locate boundary corners. Study federal laws regulating your surveys, and Alabama statutes pertaining to your surveys. Find out the location of important documents such as the original field notes and township plats. Preview principles as outlined in the BLM manuals that control how sections are divided, and the proper use of collateral evidence. Review case law in Alabama affecting surveying. Relate the accuracy of the original surveys to the retracement and deed calls.

This course is designed for those who practice surveying but also work in the civil engineering field, including county engineers, city engineers, public works officials, transportation engineers, DOT personnel, federal employees, contractors and consultants.
Distance Learning
Yes
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Business Practices / Contracts / HR
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
6.0
Learning Outcomes
1) Understand how to research a deed and the procedures of evidence used to locate boundary corners.
2) Find out the location of important documents such as the original field notes and township plats.
3) Relate the accuracy of the original surveys to the retracement and deed calls.
Instructors
Mr. Milton E. Denny, PLS
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Course Codes
Provider
Engineering Continuing Education


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