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Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee

OPINION 94-103A

SUBJECT: May an independent title insurance agent prepare documentation, i.e. deeds, mortgages, powers of attorney, and other such documents connected with the real estate transaction in which they are NOT issuing title insurance?

It is the OPINION of the Pennsylvania Bar Association Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee that independent title insurance agencies may not prepare any documentation connected with a real estate transaction in which they are not directly involved in the issuance of title insurance to the buyer/borrower.