Lawyers have war stories. Stories about deals gone wrong and documents drawn up on a napkin, but missing an essential element. Most of those stories originate with someone who decides to forgo legal advice (because it’s too expensive) then it costs them a TON of money to right the wrong. 735 more words
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As I discussed in a previous blog post, there are some aspects of property ownership that are commonly misunderstood. One of those items definitely involve easements. 649 more words
By: Keith J. Turner and Angelica J. Varela
Sometimes the development and use of property goes beyond the property line, such as driveways and landscaping improvements, which are called “encroachments.” (An “encroachment” is the extension of a building or other structure beyond the boundaries of the land on which it was rightfully constructed onto adjoining land, or into its airspace, without the permission or consent of the adjoining landowner.) Encroachments are often discovered when a land survey is done by a property owner when submitting a new property improvement, such as when a property owner wants to add a swimming pool or home addition. 798 more words
Disappointing but not unexpected news. Working piecemeal on this apparently.
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The Navy has suspended its application for a restrictive easement along Hood Canal’s Kitsap County shoreline until a lawsuit over a similar easement on the Jefferson County side is settled.