Problem of the Week: Priority of Calls

A legal description, even one containing conflicting elements, may be said by a court to be sufficient. Which answer best defines this meaning of the word sufficient?

(A) considered adequate by the parties to the deed

(B) acceptable for recordation by the county clerk

(C) capable of being located on the ground by a competent surveyor

(D) appropriate for adjudication

The answer is (C).

This is problem 14 (7-3) from the NEW third edition of “Surveying Solved Problems for the FS and PS Exams” by Jan Van Sickle, PLS (formerly "1001 Solved Surveying Fundamentals Problems"). Reprinted with permission from “Surveying Solved Problems for the FS and PS Exams” by Jan Van Sickle, PLS (2008 Professional Publications Inc.). For details on this and other FLS exam-prep books, call 800/426-1178 or visitwww.ppi2pass.com.