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Presenter: Wendy Lathrop, PLS, CFM

Seminar Date:

Seminar Location: Online

This seminar is closed or full.


Thursday, April 11, 2019, 1:00 - 2:30 PM CDT

   Distinctions between trespass, adverse possession and prescriptive rights

   Maintaining adverse claims

      - Statute of limitations

      - Elements of a claim

   “Lost grant” claims

   Quiet title actions

   Acquiescence, laches, estoppel, and equity

   Less litigious approaches to settling land interest disputes

      - Practical location and boundary line agreements

      - Boundary line commissions

Webinar Instructions

Each webinar session earns continuing education credit and can be registered for individually. All attendees must log-on through their own email – attendees may not watch together if they wish to earn continuing education credit. HalfMoon Education Inc. must be able to prove attendance if either the attendee or HalfMoon Education Inc. is audited.

Certificates of completion will be provided for each webinar attended and will be sent via email in PDF form about five business days after the conclusion of the series.

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GoToWebinar App requirements: 
Windows 7 - 10 or Mac OSX 10.9 (Mavericks) - 10.13 (High Sierra)

Web Browser:
The two most recent version of the following browsers:
Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, Microsoft Edge
Internet Explorer v11 (or later) with Flash enabled

Internet connection:
 Minimum of 1Mbps       Hardware: 2GB RAM or more

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Credit Information:

Who Should Attend

  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Land Surveyors

Professional Engineers:
     1.5 PDHs/CE Hours

Professional Land Surveyors:
     1.5 PDHs/CE Hours (NJ and TX approval Pending)

Continuing Education Credit Information

Each of these webinars offer professional engineers and professional land surveyors 1.5 professional development/continuing education hours. These webinars are designed to qualify for continuing education credit in all states.

HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for professional land surveyors and engineers in Indiana, Maryland, New York (NYSED Sponsor No. 35), North Carolina, and North Dakota. HalfMoon Education is also an approved continuing education provider for Florida and New Jersey engineers (Approval No. 24GP00000700). These courses have been approved for Florida, Missouri and Tennessee land surveyors. Course approval is pending for New Jersey and Texas land surveyors. Other states do not require preapproval of continuing education providers or activities.

In order to obtain a continuing education certificate, each licensed participant must be logged on to his or her own computer and complete a quiz following each presentation. Certificates cannot be issued to multiple participants on one computer.


Wendy Lathrop, PLS, CFM

President and owner of Cadastral Consulting, LLC

Ms. Lathrop is licensed as a professional land surveyor in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware and Maryland, and as a professional planner in New Jersey. She holds a Master’s degree in Environmental Policy, and has been involved in surveying since 1974 in projects ranging from construction to boundary to environmental land use disputes. Ms. Lathrop is also a certified floodplain manager through the Association of State Flood Plain Managers. She served as a representative of the surveying profession on both the first and second Technical Mapping Advisory Councils to FEMA (1996-2000 and 2014-2018 respectively). Additionally, she served on a panel studying flood hazard mapping accuracy for the National Academies of Science, resulting in the 2009 report “Mapping the Zone: Improving Flood Map Accuracy.” Ms. Lathrop is a contributing editor for The American Surveyor magazine, and she has four articles included in the American Bar Association’s text, Land Surveys: A Guide for Lawyers and Other Professionals. She and Stephen V. Estopinal, PLS, PE co–authored a book entitled Professional Surveyors and Real Property Descriptions: Composition, Construction, and Comprehension, published by John Wiley & Sons, Inc., in 2011. She is also on the faculty of GeoLearn, a web-based educational provider. Ms. Lathrop is a past president of the New Jersey Society of Professional Land Surveyors and of the National Society of Professional Surveyors, and she has served on the Board of Directors for the American Association for Geodetic Surveying.

Tuition Costs:

Standard Tuition: $75.00
Online Tuition (pre-registration): $75.00

Each registration includes one copy of a manual prepared by the seminar speakers.