Bulletin: MD000009

Date:
December 01, 1995
To:
All Maryland Policy Issuing Agents
RE:
U.S. Bankruptcy Court Searches

Dear Associates:

You are reminded that U.S. Court/Bankruptcy reports must be ordered on all parties in title and cases checked in connection with the examination of title to properties located in Baltimore City or Prince George's County and all liens attaching to property must be satisfied of record (Please see MD000006 entitled Judgments of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Maryland for further information).

Effective immediately you will order a U.S. Bankruptcy Court report on all parties in title and check all cases found when examining title to properties located in all other jurisdictions throughout Maryland.

Be advised that Bankruptcy Court reports are available statewide from Cambridge-Landata.

All questions and requests for clarify will be directed to the undersigned.

THIS BULLETIN IS FURNISHED TO INFORM YOU OF CURRENT DEVELOPMENTS. AS A REMINDER, YOU ARE CHARGED WITH KNOWLEDGE OF THE CONTENT ON VIRTUAL UNDERWRITER  AS IT EXISTS FROM TIME TO TIME AS IT APPLIES TO YOU, AS WELL AS ANY OTHER INSTRUCTIONS. OUR UNDERWRITING AGREEMENTS DO NOT AUTHORIZE OUR ISSUING AGENTS TO ENGAGE IN SETTLEMENTS OR CLOSINGS ON BEHALF OF STEWART TITLE GUARANTY COMPANY. THIS BULLETIN IS NOT INTENDED TO DIRECT YOUR ESCROW OR SETTLEMENT PRACTICES OR TO CHANGE PROVISIONS OF APPLICABLE UNDERWRITING AGREEMENTS. CONFIDENTIAL, PROPRIETARY, OR NONPUBLIC PERSONAL INFORMATION SHOULD NEVER BE SHARED OR DISSEMINATED EXCEPT AS ALLOWED BY LAW. IF APPLICABLE STATE LAW OR REGULATION IMPOSES ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS, YOU SHOULD CONTINUE TO COMPLY WITH THOSE REQUIREMENTS.

References

Bulletins Replaced:
None
Related Bulletins:
MD000009 U.S. Bankruptcy Court Searches
Underwriting Manual:
10.08 Judgments
Exceptions Manual:
MD Judgments
Forms:
None