Category: Easements

Committee Offers Hope for Relief from Airplane Noise to Bay Area Residents

Beginning in early 2015, the Federal Aviation Administration (“FAA”) introduced a new program, NextGen, which rerouted flight paths in the South Bay and Peninsula in an Read More > ...

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Trespasser’s Injury Must be Greatly Disproportionate To the Owner’s Injury to Obtain Equitable Easement

The recent case of Shoen v. Zacarias further analyzed the equitable easement concept and what is required by a trespasser to obtain one. In Shoen, the Read More > ...

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Court Limits Poorly Drafted Easement to Historical Use

The recent case of Rye v. Tahoe Truckee Sierra Disposal Co., Inc. affirms the long-standing principle in easement law that an express easement over a general Read More > ...

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Can I Have My Neighbor’s Land?

As the economy has improved we have seen a steady increase in fence and boundary disputes.  This is an increasingly common issue because when owners remodel Read More > ...

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Neighbor Law – How Are Easements Extinguished?

The more rural the property, the more likely it is that landowners who share a common boundary will have various rights of way or easements with Read More > ...

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Easement Blogs

We’ve had some recent easement inquiries and thought, what better way to give our support network perspective than to share this free highly rated educational blog series? The attorneys at Read More > ...

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How Are Easements Created? Part One

Before discussing how to create an easement, we must understand what an easement is. An easement is a non-possessory interest for the use of real property Read More > ...

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How Are Easements Created? Part Two.

Before discussing how to create an easement, we must understand what an easement is. An easement is a non-possessory interest for the use of real property Read More > ...

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“Equitable Easements in California” or “It’s Ok to Drive Over Your Neighbor’s Land When You’re Landlocked”

Despite modern technology, good maps, title company preliminary reports and computerized indexes at the county recorder’s office, easement issues still arise in case law and in Read More > ...

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