Consulting and Expert Witness Services

Working closely with all segments of the legal community to expeditiously perform escrow and title expert witness services in a professional manner and provide the most objective analysis in reports and testimony. Specialties include the following:

  • Escrow and title industry standard practice
  • Jurisdictional closing customs and practices
  • Parties to an escrow and what role they play
  • Escrow instructions – Southern California version
  • Escrow instructions – Northern California version
  • Escrow instructions – closing instructions from third parties
  • Funds and escrow audits
  • Funds from third parties
  • Good funds practices
  • Payoffs – institutional and private
  • Drafting of documents
  • Fiduciary duties – escrow holder
  • Fiduciary duties – title insurer
  • Improper title clearance
  • Standard of Care for title and escrow personnel
  • Interpretation of real estate documents and forms
  • Interpretation of covenants, conditions and restrictions (“CC&R’s”)
  • Operations
Escrow and Title Expert Witness Services
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