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Real Cases in Real Estate by Andrea Lee Negroni, Esq. – November 9th, 2011 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...

Real Cases in Real Estate By Andrea Lee Negroni, Esq. – March 16th, 2012 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...

Vetstein Law Group: Spite Fences Make For Bad Neighbors: Massachusetts Fence Law

By Richard D. Vetstein, ESQ Sarah Palin's 14′ Spite Fence The old Robert Frost poem Mending Wall goes "Good fences make good neighbors." But a neighbor can quickly turn from good to bad when a they maliciously construct a "spite fence" on the property line. And that...

Real Cases in Real Estate By Andrea Lee Negroni, Esq. – September 26th, 2012 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...

Boundary Trees: Sometimes Good Fences Don’t Make Good Neighbors

The issue of boundary trees—trees that straddle property lines—appears to be a growing, and increasingly confusing, legal concern for Toronto neighbours. Earlier this year, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice was again asked to untangle a boundary tree-related dispute between two Toronto...

The Importance of Fences in Adverse Possession

It is often said that tall fences make good neighbors. In the world of adverse possession, the presence of a fence can often be the difference between winning or losing. The vast majority of legal transfers of title occur through a transaction: buyer makes an offer to purchase real property from a...