Bulletin: MU2010003

Date:
April 30, 2010
To:
All Issuing Offices except Delaware, Florida, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania and Texas
RE:
New, Revised, or Withdrawn ALTA Forms (2-03-10)

Dear Associates:

The American Land Title Association (ALTA) has recently adopted, revised, or withdrawn the following forms:

We are in the process of filing these forms where filing is required. You may continue to issue the prior versions where available.

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