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Don Wilson's Court Decisions: Block 2 - Description Interpretation

Don Wilson's Court Decisions: Block 2 - Description Interpretation

2 hrs. Online Course

Level: Advanced

Item#: RV-7231

SME: Don Wilson

This course has been discontinued.

Court Decisions- Block 2: Description Interpretation

This 2-hour interactive online course presents five court decisions covering principles of interpretation and construction to be applied to land descriptions. The significance of original land descriptions, ambiguity, references, meanings of words and phrases, and official plats are covered. Some of the court cases included are Harvey v. Inhabitants of Sandwich, 152 N.E. 625, 256 Mass. 379 (1926), Wilson v. DeGenaro, 415 A.2d 1334 (Conn., 1979), Perry v. Buswell, 113 Me. 399 (Maine, 1915), Cragin v. Powell, 128 U.S. 691 (Louisiana, 1888) and Peacher v. Strauss, 47 Miss. 353 (1872).

There will be a test included at the end of each scenario.


Vector Solutions has a long history of providing industry-specific content for its customers. While this course and its content remain accurate and functional within our systems, the look and feel may not match our more modern offerings.
Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, you should be familiar with:

  • Several rules for description interpretation
  • Several rules of construction
  • Research requirements
  • The significance of meanings of words and phrases
  • The meaning of parties' intention(s)
  • The significance of errors in original plats and surveys
  • The use of parol evidence in description interpretation
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