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I Covet My Brother’s Toxic Stink Pool For Its Local Color

One morning these unlucky animals ventured near the frack pool for a drink. Raccoon new something was wrong when he peered across the liquid stink and saw rabbit turning pink. 1,142 more words

Highest and Best Use of Real Estate: What does that really mean?

When contemplating the issues involved in estate planning with a new client, I always want to consider the real estate involved in many ways. How the property is titled is pivotal. 134 more words

Estate Planning

You need to know - What are the bundle of rights?

There are four legal rights of ownership of real property; these are known as the bundle of rights:


A Bad Day for Municipality-Bureaucratic Overreach

Chuck Frank


Just in case there are a number of property rights advocates out there who are farmers, ranchers, and others who own private property, there is light at the end of the tunnel for you because of a recent landmark Supreme Court case which favored private property owners. 363 more words


The FCC’s Disregard for Property Rights

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has seemed to make its mission of late to trample over property rights in the name of “public interest.”  Nowhere is this propensity more clear than in its recent moves on net neutrality and the blocking of Wi-Fi by private entities. 633 more words


Theory Thursdays: Property rights in a state of nature

Throughout the writings of great political thinkers, such as Locke, Hobbes, and Rousseau, property plays an integral part. Yet, John Locke is probably the most notable theorist on private property, and the rights that come with it. 902 more words

Ross Brannigan

Dying without a valid Will is a very serious estate planning decision.

Did you know that dying without a valid Will invites the necessary involvement of the Probate Court to a much greater degree than if there had been a valid Will? 143 more words