Brown's Boundary Control and Legal Principles, 6th Edition
This new edition of Brown's Boundary Control and Legal Principles—the classic reference to boundary law for property surveying—has been updated and expanded to reflect ongoing changes in surveying technology and surveying law.
The scope of professional surveying services is changing, and this Sixth Edition has all the necessary information to navigate the complex, evolving area of boundary law. Improving upon its usefulness for both professionals and students alike, this new edition features:
The latest changes in case law, with examples
Improved organization and presentation
Expanded coverage of metes and bounds
New material on applying the priority of calls to retracements
Consideration of the ethics and moral responsibilities of boundary creation and retracements
The latest information on the technologies advancing boundary law is covered, including Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Global Positioning Systems (GPS), and their impact on surveying measurements. A wealth of case studies on federal and state nonsectionalized land surveys demonstrates real-world examples of covered material.
Brown's Boundary Control and Legal Principles, Sixth Edition is an essential reference tool for professional surveyors studying for state surveying licensing, students, and attorneys in real estate and land law.
1 HISTORY AND CONCEPT OF BOUNDARIES.
2 HOW BOUNDARIES ARE CREATED.
3 OWNERSHIP, TRANSFER, AND DESCRIPTION OF REAL PROPERTY.
4 BOUNDARIES, LAW, AND PRESUMPTIONS.
5 CREATION OF METES AND BOUNDS AND NONSECTIONALIZED DESCRIPTIONS.
6 CREATION OF GLO BOUNDARIES.
7 FEDERAL AND STATE NONSECTIONALIZED LAND SURVEYS.
8 LOCATING EASEMENTS AND REVERSIONS.
9 RIPARIAN AND LITTORAL BOUNDARIES.
10 RESURVEYING AND RETRACING SECTIONALIZED LANDS.
11 LOCATING SEQUENTIAL CONVEYANCES.
12 LOCATING SIMULTANEOUSLY CREATED BOUNDARIES.
13 LOCATING COMBINATION DESCRIPTIONS AND CONVEYANCES.
14 ROLE OF THE SURVEYOR.
15 THE ETHICS AND MORAL RESPONSIBILITIES OF BOUNDARY CREATION AND OF RETRACEMENTS.
GLOSSARY OF TERMS.
Donald A. Wilson, Newfields, NH--President, Land & Boundary Consultants, Inc.
Curtis Brown (deceased)--Formerly Partner, Brown Hall, Sacramento, California.