CLTA eNews - February 2013 In This Issue
CLTA NEWS
SACRAMENTO REPORT
INDUSTRY NEWS
COURT CASES
Simplifile Garrett & Tully, A Professional Corporation
CLTA NEWS
The CLTA is pleased to welcome two new title companies as Regular members of the association, as approved by the Board of Governors on February 7, 2013. ...
 
CLTA Affiliate Membership is open to individuals from all industries affiliated with title insurance. Financial institution executives, mortgage bankers, real estate professionals, contractors, vendors, attorneys practicing real property law, and escrow professionals have all joined together to support ...
 
The digital edition of the California Land Title Association's 2013 Membership Directoryis now available!   Check it out!
 
At the recent CLTA Board of Governor's meeting where ALTA representatives attended, the California Land Title Association agreed to partner with the ALTA in a strategic alliance ...
 
The California Land Title Association continues partnership with the American Land Title Association to offer online courses on the basics of title to its members at a discounted rate!
 
SACRAMENTO REPORT
The Clean Energy Consumer Access Act of 2013 allows consumers to finance energy efficiency projects through their utility bills.  Called On Bill Repayment ("OBR"), Senate Bill 37 (De León) creates a private third-party financing program.  The bill ...
 
With less than a week to go before the bill introduction deadline, state legislators have been busy introducing legislation into the State Senate and Assembly, with over 600 bills introduced in the 2013 Legislative Session thus far. Among the bills introduced ...
 
Data Trace Union Bank
INDUSTRY NEWS
The DOJ is proposing amending the regulations governing the Electronic Recording Delivery System program. The written comment period closes on March 18, 2013 at 5pm.  The following are included ...
 
The Homeownership Protection Program Joint Powers Authority board voted unanimously to issue a Request for Qualifications seeking plans to address the mortgage crisis in San Bernardino County. But the board decided against considering ...
 
After 108 years in business, Siskiyou County Title Co. closed at the end of last year upon successful sale of its pending files and title plant records to Mt. Shasta Title and Escrow Company. The small title company, which was established in 1904 ...
 
Naylor, LLC
COURT CASES
Hutton v. Fidelity National Title Company (F063318/F063922)
Government Code section 8211.1 limits that amount a notary may charge for taking an acknowledgment to $10 per signature, but does not limit the amount a notary may charge for performing other services, such as ...
 
Windsor Pacific v. Samwood Co. (B233514)
1. Plaintiff could not establish a prescriptive easement over access roads where the use was permissive pending the parties' negotiations regarding ...
 
R.E. Loans v. Investors Warranty of America (B234384)
The court held that defendant did not violate a subordination agreement pursuant to which plaintiff agreed to subordinate its deed of trust to a deed of trust in favor of defendant securing a loan ...
 
Bank of America v. Superior Court (G046829)
A tripartite attorney-client relationship arises when a title insurer retains counsel to prosecute an action on behalf of an insured pursuant to a title policy. The privilege applies even where the insurer ...
 
 

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