Missouri Arbitration Endorsement


ATTACHED TO POLICY NUMBER ___________-___________-___________



Missouri Arbitration Endorsement

File No.: ___________

Arbitration pursuant to the Title Insurance Arbitration Rules of the American Arbitration Association may be demanded if agreed to by both the Company and the Insured. Arbitrable matters may include, but are not limited to, any controversy or claim between the Company and the insured arising out of or relating to this policy, any service of the Company in connection with its issuance or the breach of a policy provision or other obligation. Arbitration pursuant to this policy and under the Rules in effect on the date the demand for arbitration is made or, at the option of the insured, the Rules in effect at Date of Policy shall be binding upon the parties. The award may include attorney’s fees only if the laws of the state in which the land is located permit a court to award attorney’s fees to a prevailing party. Judgment upon the award rendered by the Arbitrator(s) may be entered in any court having jurisdiction thereof.

The law of the situs of the land shall apply to the arbitration under the Title Insurance Arbitration Rules.

A copy of the Rules may be obtained from the Company upon request.

The telephone number of Stewart Title Guaranty Company is (800) 729-1902.

This endorsement is issued as part of the policy. Except as it expressly states, it does not (i) modify any of the terms and provisions of the policy, (ii) modify any prior endorsements, (iii) extend the Date of Policy, or (iv) increase the Amount of Insurance. To the extent a provision of the policy or a previous endorsement is inconsistent with an express provision of this endorsement, this endorsement controls. Otherwise, this endorsement is subject to all of the terms and provisions of the policy and of any prior endorsements.

Signed under seal for the Company, but this Endorsement is to be valid only when it bears and authorized countersignature, this the ______________ day of _____________, __________.

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