Published Articles by Mr. Epperson

2016
294. “The Oklahoma Marketable Record Title Act (‘aka’ The ‘Recording Act’): An Argument That This 30-Year Curative Act Can Extinguish Co-Tenancies,” 87 OBJ 27 (October 15, 2016)

2014
278. “Marketable Record Title: A Deed Which Conveys Only the Grantor’s ‘Right, Title and Interest’ Can be A ‘Root Of Title’”, Oklahoma Land Title Association Title Gram (Summer 2014)

276. “Marketable Record Title: A Deed Which Conveys Only the Grantor’s ‘Right, Title and Interest’ Can be A ‘Root of Title’”, 85 OBJ 1104 (May 17, 2014)

2012
256. “The Need for a Federal District Court Certificate in All Title Examinations: A Reconsideration”, 83 OBJ 2367 (November 3, 2012)

251. “The Real Estate Mortgage Follows the Promissory Note Automatically Without an Assignment: The Lesson of BAC Home Loans”, Consumer Finance Law Quarterly Report, Vol. 65 Nos. 3 and 4, P. 415, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (Fall and Winter, 2011)

2011
248. “The Real Estate Mortgage Follows the Promissory Note Automatically Without an Assignment: The Lesson of BAC Home Loans”, 82 OBJ 2938 (December 10, 2011)

245. “An Introduction to the Transfer on Death Act & Changes Coming in 2011”, OLTA Title Gram Newsletter (October 14, 2011)

239. “Oklahoma’s Marketable Record Title Act: An Argument for its Application to Chains of Title to Severed Minerals after Rocket Oil and Gas Co. v. Donabar“, 82 The Oklahoma Bar Journal 622 (March 12, 2011)

2010
228. “Do Statutory Monetary Penalties, Arising due to a Lender’s Failure to File a Mortgage Release, Apply to Constructive Mortgages and Fixtures Filings?”, The Oklahoma County Bar Association Briefcase, Part I: V. 42, No. 1 OCBA Briefcase 5 (January 2010), and Part II: V. 42, No. 2 OCBA Briefcase 5 (February 2010)

2009
227. “The Elusive Legal Malpractice Statute of Limitations for Attorney Title Opinions”, The Oklahoma County Bar Association Briefcase, Part I: V. 41, No. 10 OCBA Briefcase 7 (October 2009), and Part II: V. 41, No. 12 OCBA Briefcase 7 (December 2009)

226.Marital Homestead Rights Protection: Impact of Hill v. Discover Card?“, 80 The Oklahoma Bar Journal 2408 (November 21, 2009)

219.Real Property Question Corner: Who Suffers If The County Clerk Mis-Indexes A Conveyance Or A Money Judgment?”, The Oklahoma County Bar Association Briefcase, Part I: V. 41, No. 8 OCBA Briefcase 7 (August 2009), and Part II: V. 41, No. 9 OCBA Briefcase 7 (September 2009)

216.Real Property Question Corner: The Elusive Foreclosure Judgment Lien“, The Oklahoma County Bar Association Briefcase, Part I: V. 41, No. 5 OCBA Briefcase 9 & 18 (May 2009), and Part II: V. 41, No. 6 OCBA Briefcase 8 & 18 (June 2009)

214.Well Site Safety Zone Act: New life for Act”, 80 The Oklahoma Bar Journal 1061 (May 9, 2009)

2005
179. “A Status Report: On-Line Images and E-Filing of Land Documents in Oklahoma”, Consumer Finance Law Quarterly Report, Vol. 59 No. 3, p. 316, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (Fall, 2005)

2004
162. “Real Estate Homesteads in Oklahoma: Conveying and Encumbering Such Interest”, 75 The Oklahoma Bar Journal 1357 (May 15, 2004)

1997
106. “Have Judgment Lien Creditors Become ‘Bona Fide Purchasers’?”, 68 Oklahoma Bar Journal 1071 (March 29, 1997)

104.An Attack by the State Auditor on the ’30-Year Abstract’“, 68 Oklahoma Bar Journal 517 (February 22, 1997)

100.Mortgage Lenders Must Now Secure Two Judgments to Enforce Their Real Estate Mortgage“, 87 Oklahoma Banker 11 (January 3, 1997)

1995
87. “Title Examination Standards: A Second Status Report”, ABA Land Transactions Group (C-Committees) Newsletter, Number 5, July 1995

86.Title Examination Standards: Suggestions on Adopting and Maintaining Standards“, ABA Land Transactions Group (C-Committees) Newsletter, Number 5 (July 1995)

82.Statute, Practices on Tax Sale Notices Raise Concerns“, 85 Oklahoma Banker 9 (June 9, 1995)

1994
68. “Corporate Attest, Seal Still Needed For Real Estate Documents”, 84 Oklahoma Banker 17 (February 4, 1994)

1993
66. “Federal Money Judgment Liens Under the Federal Debt Collection Procedure Act: A 40-Year Super-Lien,” Consumer Finance Law Quarterly Report Vol. 47, No. 4 (Fall 1993)

64.Federal Money Judgment Liens Under the Federal Debt Collection Procedure Act: A 40-Year Super-Lien“, 64 Oklahoma Bar Journal 3195 (October 23, 1993)

1992
58. “Local Real Property Recordings Required For Federal Money Judgments,” 63 Oklahoma Bar Journal 2697 (September 30, 1992)

57. “Local Real Property Filings Required for Federal Matters-or- The Proposed End of Standard 1.3 Federal Court Certificates”, OBA Real Property Section Newsletter (Summer 1992)

1991
52. “One Step Beyond: Judicial Creation of a Judgment Lien in Divorce Decrees,” 62 Oklahoma Bar Journal 2631 (September 14, 1991)

1990
46. “Title Examination Standards in America: A Status Report,” 16 Probate and Property Magazine, ABA Real Property, Probate and Trust Magazine, Sept./Oct. 1990

1989
37. “Oklahoma Title Examination Standards and Curative Acts Relating to Oil and Gas Interests,” 24 Tulsa L.J. 548 (1989) (with David D. Morgan)

1988
32. “Judgment Lien Creation Now Requires a Judgment Affidavit,” 59 Oklahoma Bar Journal 3643 (December 1988)

1984
9. “UCC Fixtures Filings Require An Acknowledgment,” 55 Oklahoma Bar Journal 695 (March 1984)

1983
6. “Abstract Certificate Officially Changed,” 54 Oklahoma Bar Journal 1713 (June 1983)

1982
3. “Lenders Mineral Title Insurance: A Mini-Primer,” 53 Oklahoma Bar Journal 3089 (December 1982)

1.The Title Standards Committee: A Status Report,” 53 Oklahoma Bar Journal 1827 (July 1982)