Incomplete Mortgage Legal Description Was Adequate to Impart Notice

The most recent ALTA Title Insurance Law Newsletter covers a case handled by Sikora Law where the Court held that a metes and bounds description, though incomplete, was adequate to impart notice.  Click Here to Read Full Article






Fallout from Project Failure

Read Mike Sikora’s Article in the Commercial Real Estate Happenings section of the May issue of Properties Magazine.

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Ohio Appeals Court Holds Perfection Not Needed for Valid Mortgage

ALTA’s TitleNews Online published the following article written by Mike Sikora, which provides a review of a ruling by an Ohio appeals court that addressed multiple property issues, including what is needed for a mortgage to be valid.

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Mike Sikora named to Executive Committee of the OSBA Real Property Section Council

Congratulations to Mike Sikora who was recently named to the Executive Committee of the Ohio State Bar Association’s Real Property Section Council!





OLTA Members Take the Title Industry’s Message to the Statehouse

On March 7, Brad Linville attended the Ohio Land Title Association’s 4th Annual Legislative Day in Columbus.  Brad and other Members advocated for the passage of HB 407 to abolish dower, as well as providing feedback on SB 263 codifying electronic notarization.  Attendees also heard from Senator Steve Wilson, co-sponsor of SB 263, and Representative Jim Butler, Chair of the House Civil Justice Committee.