Q: We sell a pc land in refugio county, tx, are unable to get a title policy due to missing chain of title. what can I do ?
We are selling a piece if land in regugio county, texas. we went thru title company for 3 month since Oct-2013. This week, they send us an e-mail. "Unfortunately, we are unable to issue a title policy for the subject
property because of an insufficient chain of title. "
we have grant/warrenty deed. unfotunately the owner before 1985 did not register her deed in that name. we can't any record before 1985. what shall we do to get some sort of title insurance. if not, we don't know what to do with land. do we own it or not?
A: It may also be possible to establish ownership by adverse possession or file a lawsuit to clear up title. It really depends how large or valuable the land is? I'd like to look into it for you with a no obligation free evaluation. Maybe we could work something out. Please send me specifics by email or mail.
-- EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
---- WEBSTITE: www.bizlaw.pro
Justia Ask a Lawyer is a forum for consumers to get answers to basic legal questions. Any information sent through Justia Ask a Lawyer is not secure and is done so on a non-confidential basis only.
The use of this website to ask questions or receive answers does not create an attorney–client relationship between you and Justia, or between you and any attorney who receives your information or responds to your questions, nor is it intended to create such a relationship. Additionally, no responses on this forum constitute legal advice, which must be tailored to the specific circumstances of each case. You should not act upon information provided in Justia Ask a Lawyer without seeking professional counsel from an attorney admitted or authorized to practice in your jurisdiction. Justia assumes no responsibility to any person who relies on information contained on or received through this site and disclaims all liability in respect to such information.
Justia cannot guarantee that the information on this website (including any legal information provided by an attorney through this service) is accurate, complete, or up-to-date. While we intend to make every attempt to keep the information on this site current, the owners of and contributors to this site make no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the information contained in or linked to from this site.