David Hays

January 6, 2017

First National Title Insurance Expands Legal Staff

First National Title Insurance Company (FNTI) recognizes that the services you need to grow your business must involve the support of a strong legal team.  A […]
February 17, 2016

Q & A | Can we insure a sale transaction where seller acquired title by a tax foreclosure deed?

Q: Can we insure a sale transaction where seller acquired title by a tax foreclosure deed? A: Yes, FNTI will insure a subsequent sale by a […]
December 16, 2015

Q & A | ATTENTION ALL NOTARIES!! NEW LAWS!! Did you know that there is a new law that affects your ability to acknowledge documents?

Q: ATTENTION ALL NOTARIES! NEW LAWS! Did you know that there is a new law that affects your ability to acknowledge documents? A: You do now. […]
July 15, 2015

Q & A | Can a T-23 Access Endorsement be issued on a road or street or highway that is not physically open?

Q: Can a T-23 Access Endorsement be issued on a road or street or highway that is not physically open? A: No. The T-23 insures against […]
June 10, 2015

Q & A | CFPB: What changes in the new Closing Disclosure WILL NOT require a new 3-day review period?

Q: CFPB: What changes in the new Closing Disclosure WILL NOT require a new 3-day review period? A: By now we have all been hit over […]
January 7, 2015

Q & A | Probating Wills

Q: You may have heard the following phrase from an attorney, “You cannot probate a will if more than four years have elapsed since the decedent’s […]
November 12, 2014

Q & A | Power of Attorney, Trust Agreement, or Court Order

Q: Can an agent under a power of attorney, a trustee under a trust, or  the personal representative of an estate (i.e. executor or administrator) delegate […]
September 10, 2014

Q & A | Can I use a Mexican Matricula Consular (I.D. Card) as a form of identification for a notary acknowledgment?

Q: Can I use a Mexican Matricula  Consular (I.D. Card) as a form of identification for a notary acknowledgment? A: No. The Texas Civil Practices and […]
August 13, 2014

Q & A | Issuing a T-1R Owner’s Title Policy

Q: Do I always issue a T-1R Owner’s Title Policy if the property is “residential” real property? A: No. You should issue the T-1R only when […]