Cases in Real Estate
is a weekly update on real estate law, with legal principles illustrated and
explained by lawsuits from around the country. The topics are wide-ranging for
appeal to a broad spectrum of readers including lawyers, homeowners, investors
and the general public. Andrea Lee...
Elsie Swanson owned a 120-acre farm in Webster County, Iowa for nearly 50 years. The property included her home. Elsie gave a power of attorney to her only child, Peggy. The general power of attorney permitted Peggy to act on Elsie's behalf, but forbade Peggy from making gifts to herself. In 2004...