Recording Memoranda of Pipeline Right-of-Way Option Agreements in Pennsylvania

By: Lisa C. McManus All agreements in writing that relate to real property situated in Pennsylvania by which the executing party grants, sells, or conveys any rights or privileges of a permanent nature pertaining to the property must be acknowledged and recorded in the office for the recording of...

Reservations in Favor of a Stranger to Title

By Lisa McManus Pursuant to common law, no interest in land may be created in favor of a stranger to the title by means of a reservation or exception in a conveyance of the land. Patrick H. Martin and Bruce M. Kramer, Williams & Meyers, Oil and Gas Law § 310 (LexisNexis Matthew Bender 2012...