Cloud on Title Disputes

Cloud on title disputes arise when there’s uncertainty or controversy regarding property ownership. This uncertainty can stem from conflicting claims, errors in public records, or unresolved liens on the property.

Common Causes

  • Conflicting claims from multiple parties
  • Errors in public records
  • Unresolved liens or encumbrances on the property
  • Fraudulent activities, such as forged documents

Ownership Disputes

Ownership disputes occur when parties disagree on property ownership rights. These disputes can arise from inheritance issues, boundary disputes, fraudulent transfers, or failure to properly document ownership.

Common Causes

  • Inheritance conflicts
  • Boundary disputes
  • Fraudulent transfers of property
  • Failure to document ownership properly

Title Insurance Claim Disputes

Title insurance claim disputes involve disagreements between policyholders and insurers regarding coverage for title defects. These disputes can arise from coverage disagreements, interpretation of policy terms, fraud allegations, or failure to disclose defects.

Common Causes

  • Coverage disagreements
  • Policy interpretation issues
  • Fraud allegations
  • Failure to disclose defects


What is title ownership mediation?

Title ownership mediation is a process where parties in a title dispute negotiate with a neutral mediator to reach a resolution.

Who can benefit from title ownership mediation?

Anyone involved in a title dispute can benefit, including property owners, heirs, and creditors.

How does title ownership mediation work?

Parties meet with a mediator who helps facilitate communication and negotiation.

What are the advantages of title ownership mediation?

Faster resolution, cost-effectiveness, confidentiality, and preservation of relationships.

What happens if mediation fails?

Parties may pursue other avenues such as arbitration or litigation.

Is title ownership mediation legally binding?

The outcome is not automatically binding, but parties can formalize agreements.

How long does mediation take?

Duration varies based on the complexity of the dispute.

Can attorneys participate?

Yes, attorneys can provide legal guidance during mediation.

What are the qualifications of a mediator?

Mediators should have training in real estate law and conflict resolution.

How can parties initiate mediation?

Parties can contact a qualified mediator to start the process.