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Case of the Day - Tuesday, October 9, 2018

DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER – EASEMENTS, NOT NECESSARILY…

Easements are fairly easy to grant. A blank piece of paper, a wild notion that some right should be given to your neighbor, a notary public to make it all legal, and maybe a fifth of good whisky to make you sufficiently reckless, and you can blot your title for a good long time. 669 more words

Jackasses of the Year-Major Rework

Our neighbors are jackasses. I’m not mentioning any names but a jackass is a jackass is a jackass.

We were working with a non-profit that wanted to build a home for a veteran with a child (I’m a veteran) but when we found out it would cost 22,000.00 to run utilities up our driveway, we were forced to call the project off as it had now become an unviable endeavor.  577 more words

Jackasses of the Year

Our neighbors are jackasses. I’m not mentioning any names but a jackass is a jackass is a jackass.

We were working with the help of a non-profit that wanted to build a home for a veteran with a child (I’m a veteran) but when we found out it would cost 22,000.00 to run utilities up our driveway, we were forced to call the project off as it had now become an unviable endeavor.  628 more words

4 Things You Should Know About Easements, Right Of Ways

Robert Frost once wrote that “Good fences make good neighbors.” The poet was not referring to people bonding over the task of mending fences. Rather, defined boundaries are an important facet of neighborly relationships. 481 more words

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Case of the Day - Tuesday, August 28, 2018

GETTING HIT BY A BUS

Many times during our seemingly long, long, long career practicing law, we would run into clients who resisted putting their agreements and understandings into writing. 912 more words

Case of the Day - Monday, August 13, 2018

POUNDING ON THE TABLE

The old trial strategy aphorism recommends that “if your case is weak on the law, pound on the facts; if it’s weak on the facts, pound on the law; and if it’s weak on the law AND facts, pound on the table.” 1,259 more words

Case of the Day - Friday, August 10, 2018

OOPSIE!

Anyone can make a mistake. Or two.

Consider today’s case on mutual mistake. Mutual mistake is a doctrine that started with a barren cow with a fancy name, … 762 more words