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Writing Legal Descriptions

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This book is a must for anyone who works with or writes legal descriptions. Each of the fourteen chapters is structured for the self teaching student or for class participation. Each chapter concludes with assignments, exercises, questions and answers. Supported by extensive court citations, the author presents the material in a concise style which can be understood by the ...more
Hardcover, 348 pages
Published June 1st 1979 by Ingram (first published June 1st 1976)
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Despite some dated elements, Gurdon Wattles's Writing Legal Descriptions remains a relevant and informative resource for land surveyors or other professionals whose work involves the legal description of land in the United States. The author divides the material among themed chapters with a well-ordered presentation, with review questions and exercises included at the conclusion of each section. The text contains abundant citations and discussions of American legal precedents and associated refe ...more
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