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20-1583 - Title insurance agents; certain names prohibited
20-1583. Title insurance agents; certain names prohibited
A. An agent for a title insurer shall not adopt a corporate or business name containing the words "title insurance", "title guaranty" or "title guarantee" or other words indicating that the agent is in the business of title insurance, unless those words are followed by the words "agent" or "agency". In any stationery, sign, advertising, brochure, literature or similar writing issued or used by the agent, the words "agent" or "agency" shall be in the same size and type as the words preceding them. This section does not apply to a title insurer acting as agent for another title insurer.
B. A title insurer may authorize the use of its corporate name or a portion of the name to a title insurance agency if the name of the title insurance agency complies with subsection A.
C. For purposes of this section only, a title insurer is not responsible for a violation of this section by an agent for the title insurer and is not liable for a civil penalty that is imposed on a title insurance agent.