Course Description

Please note that the audio on the course videos for this course was recorded through Zoom and is slightly muffled but still audible.

This course provides an overview of issues relating to real estate title insurance and title defects.  Topics include:

  • Owner's vs Lender's policies
  • What types of issues are and are not covered by title insurance
  • Standing for claims
  • Common title defects
  • Government liens
  • Bankruptcies
  • Errors in descriptions
  • Easements

This course includes video recorded from a combined live/Zoom presentation from the Washington County Bar Association Bench Bar in the spring of 2022.

Course Deadline Notice:

Axom Education will no longer be offering online CLE courses after the December 31st, 2022 compliance deadline.  Any courses purchased from October 15th, 2022 through December 31st, 2022 must be completed by January 10th, 2023 to receive CLE credit.

CLE Credit:

1.0 PA Substantive CLE

This course contains approximately 60 minutes of content, all of which is required for course completion.

Your certificate of completion will be issued automatically after all elements of the course have been viewed/completed.  Credits will be reported to the CLE Board within 30 days of your completion of the course and your completion date will be reported as the day on which you actually finished the course.

Minimum System Requirements:

This course includes downloads of PDF documents (Portable Document Format) and streaming video. Viewing the documents will require Adobe Acrobat Reader or other PDF viewing software.  Adobe Acrobat Reader is available for free from the Adobe website.

The video player will run on Mac OS, Windows and Linux as well as most mobile devices and tablets on any browser that supports Adobe Flash and/or HTML5.  Supported browsers include Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Internet Explorer 9,10,11, and Microsoft Edge.  Internet Explorer 8 is not supported on Windows XP for security reasons, but is supported on Windows 7 or higher operating systems.

An internet connection with a minimum speed of 768 kilobits per second is required.  At least 5MB/sec is recommended to stream video in full HD quality.  Please note that the video player may downgrade the quality of the video to accommodate lower connection speeds.

Course Presenter

  • Frank Kosir, Jr., Esq., and  Krista Kochosky, Esq.

    Frank Kosir, Jr., Esq., and Krista Kochosky, Esq.

    Frank Kosir, Jr., Esq. is a Partner with Meyer Unkovic and Scott. He has significant civil litigation and general practice experience in all areas of real property law, and prior to entering the practice of law, Frank acquired extensive experience in all facets of real estate development, sales, construction, and leasing with his family’s home construction company, which has operated for more than sixty years. His knowledge of the construction, planning, and business aspects of real estate provide him with a unique understanding that he utilizes in assisting clients.

    Krista Kochosky, Esq. is a Partner with The Lynch Law Group and serves the Firm as Chair of the Real Estate Practice Group. An exceptionally knowledgeable and skilled attorney with 24 years of experience, Krista’s practice is devoted to assisting individuals and businesses with matters related to real estate law, including both transactional and litigation matters.

Course curriculum

  • 1
    Course Materials
    • How to Navigate This Course
    • Curing Real Estate Title Defects Handout (Printing Optional)
    • Curing Real Estate Title Defects Part One
    • Curing Real Estate Title Defects Part Two
    • Course Evaluation (Required)