What is a survey of property if not a well-reasoned opinion on the boundaries involved?
As we know from experience, however, many surveys (and surveyors) fall considerably short of this admirable goal. The court cases I read every week are filled with example after example of surveyors who had no intention of giving an opinion on anything but the math they used to solve a supposed boundary problem. I realize that the surveyors who read this column are much like the choir that hears the same sermon every week. But for the few that might be reached and for the more-than-apparent problems that continue to plague the profession, somebody has got to be the bad guy and bring these issues to light.