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Real Estate and Property Law for Paralegals, Fifth Edition

Neal R. Bevans


  • ISBN: 9781454896210

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    Page Count 528
    Published 07/18/2018
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    Publication Date: 7/18/2018
    Copyright: 2018
    Pages: 528
    Paperback: 9781454896210

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    Summary of Contents


    Chapter 1 An Introduction to Real Estate
    Chapter 2 Estates in Real Property
    Chapter 3 Property Descriptions and Boundaries
    Chapter 4 Transferring Title to Real Estate
    Chapter 5 Rights Associated with Real Estate
    Chapter 6 Real Estate Contracts
    Chapter 7 Landlord and Tenant Law
    Chapter 8 Real Estate Deeds
    Chapter 9 Mortgages and Financing the Purchase of
    Real Estate
    Chapter 10 Public and Private Restrictions on the Use of Land
    Chapter 11 Real Estate Professions
    Chapter 12 Title Insurance and Title Examinations
    Chapter 13 The Closing
    Chapter 14 Taxation Issues in Real Property


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    Neal R. Bevans

    Mr. Bevans is a graduate of the University of Georgia (Order of Barristers, 1988) and a current member of the Georgia Bar. Mr. Bevans has had a varied background in law. While attending law school, Mr. Bevans worked year round as a title examiner for a real estate firm. Following his graduation, he became an Assistant Solicitor General in Atlanta, Georgia. Mr. Bevans specialized in Domestic Violence and DUI prosecutions for over two years before being recruited and hired by the prestigious firm of Chambers, Mabry, McClelland & Brooks, where he worked as a private attorney representing numerous insurance companies. Mr. Bevans subsequently left private employment and returned to government service as an Assistant District Attorney in Atlanta. In his many years as a prosecutor, Mr. Bevans tried over 150 jury trials. He has prosecuted rapists, armed robbers, and murderers. One of his prosecutions, Georgia v. Mobley, was even featured on Court TV. Mr. Bevans devoted a great deal of his time as a prosecutor to sexual assault and white collar crime cases, even serving for a time on specialized teams devoted exclusively to those offenses. Mr. Bevans was also an adjunct instructor at the North Georgia Police Academy. Mr. Bevans has been a fulltime paralegal instructor at Western Piedmont Community College since 1996. He has been recognized as one of the state leaders in Online and Distance Education. He has appeared as a speaker and panelist at numerous state seminars and presentations on many aspects of Online Instruction. Mr. Bevans has written numerous articles, was a regular columnist for Legal Assistant Today magazine, and has written 8 textbooks on various legal topics related to the law and the paralegal profession.

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