Real Cases in Real Estate By Andrea Lee Negroni, Esq. – January 15th, 2013 Update

Real 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...

Can a Mortgage Withstand the Sting of Elderly Financial Abuse?

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...