Few lawyers have actually searched land title in dozens of counties throughout Georgia. Andrew Mertz is one of those proud few who performed the task extensively and benefit by the resulting understanding and knowledge. As a consequence, the firm’s clients benefit as well. The skills acquired permit a meticulous analysis of properly recorded instruments affecting title to the land of interest to the client. Title documents are reviewed by at least two experienced professionals and copies of pertinent recorded instruments and an explanation of the instrument are provided to the client. Unacceptable liens, encumbrances, and other defects are removed at or prior to closing. Andrew is an authorized agent, licensed to issue both owner’s and loan policies of title insurance in all amounts on behalf of Chicago Title Insurance Company, a member of the Fidelity National Title Group.