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What is the Title Insurer’s Liability?

05/22/2012 - 1:35pm
There is a lot of misconception as to what a title insurer’s liability is to an insured.  A title insurer’s liability is limited to the policy. When an attorney submits a claim, the policy jacket...

Ethics Alert: Loan Modification Scammers Recruiting Lawyers

05/08/2012 - 2:15pm
ARDC Notice: May 7, 2012 | Lawyers, particularly sole and small firm practitioners, are increasingly becoming the target of loan modification scammers seeking to recruit lawyers in an effort to...

Administrative Cases in the Chain of Title

04/23/2012 - 1:08pm
    July 2009 Vol. 2, No. 7   Claims Corner Chain of Title Administrative Cases in the Chain of Title In general, title insurance does not provide coverage for violations...

New Website Launch

04/11/2012 - 11:02am
After months of planning and lots of valuable input from ATG members and other users---the new website is up and running. Check out the new features and layout, and don't hesitate to give feedback....

Illinois Legislation Requires Lenders to Respond to Short Sale Requests within Ninety Days

03/21/2012 - 9:54am
by Karen G. Courtney, Managing Attorney, ATG Short Sale Coordination The short sale process is complicated and lengthy. Distressed homeowners often experience frustration with the short sale...

New Wisconsin Forms: Gap Endorsement, Personal Undertaking and Indemnity - Gap Coverage, and Owner/Seller Affidavit

03/14/2012 - 12:00am
ATTN: ATG Wisconsin Members - Effective Immediately Please be advised that we will begin using new versions of the following three forms, effective immediately: Gap Endorsement, Personal Undertaking...

Condominium Association and Common Interest Community Liens and Mortgage Foreclosure

03/13/2012 - 12:00am
One of the most important dimensions of living in a condominium is the sharing of common expenses between owners of individual units. When one unit owner fails to pay a share of these expenses, the...