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Case of the Day - Thursday, December 20, 2018

WHATCHA GONNA DO WHEN THEY COME FOR YOU?

Many people find it hard to believe that until 35 years ago or so, a citizen was largely without remedy when federal employees violated his or her Constitutional rights. 1,332 more words

Case of the Day - Wednesday, December 19, 2018

TAKING THE “EASE” OUT OF EASEMENT

It started out harmlessly enough. About 65 years ago, the owner of a piece of land gave some neighbors an easement to use a gravel driveway over his property in order to get to their own houses. 1,196 more words

Case of the Day - Friday, December 14, 2018

DON’T SIT ON YOUR RIGHTS

Today’s case appears at first blush to be nothing more than a titanic conflict between a fast food purveyor and a strip mall, hardly the material that will get a tree or neighbor law fan’s blood pumping. 1,171 more words

Case of the Day - Monday, December 3, 2018

WHOSE TREES ARE THEY?

No issue of property ownership may be more misunderstood than the question of who owns the tree lawn, sometimes called the boulevard lawn, that strip of land between your front sidewalk and the street. 757 more words

Case of the Day - Tuesday, November 6, 2018

D-I-Y

I read recently that the British Army derisively referred to the SA80, its 1980s-era issue battle rifle, as “Civil Servant.” The joke (and how we love dry British humor) was that like Her Majesty’s government’s functionaries, the rifle didn’t work and could not be fired. 470 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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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

Real Estate