A User-Friendly Opinion for Real Estate Lawyers
Probate and Property, July/August 1999, Volume 13, Number 4
By Edward J. Levin
Edward J. Levin is a partner with Piper & Marbury L.L.P. in Baltimore, Maryland. He is Chair of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers Attorneys' Opinions Committee and a member of the Real Property Division's Legal Opinions in Real Estate Transactions (B-4) Committee.
Real estate lawyers now have access to an easy to read, easy to understand model opinion focused on real estate secured transactions. This opinion model (Inclusive Opinion) is contained in the Inclusive Real Estate Secured Transaction Opinion Project Report (Inclusive Opinion Report), prepared by the ABA Real Property, Probate and Trust Law (RPPT) Section Committee on Legal Opinions in Real Estate Transactions, Subcommittee on Creation of an Inclusive Opinion, and the American College of Real Estate Lawyers (ACREL) Attorneys' Opinions Committee.