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Missouri High Court: Landowners' Easement Burden Should Be Carefully Defined

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - Missouri's high court on Nov. 17 agreed with a lower court's determination that an easement between two parcels of farmland existed but remanded the case and ordered the lower court to enter a more definite description of...

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Kentucky Federal Judge Denies Motion To Order Railroad To Improve Crossing

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. - A federal judge in Kentucky on Nov. 16 denied a property lessee's motion for a preliminary injunction in which it asked the court to order a railroad company to improve a crossing and held that the lessee had not demonstrated...

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Ind. Appeals Panel: Road Not Used By Public For 20 Years Is Not A Public Road

INDIANAPOLIS - An Indiana appeals court panel on Nov. 16 reversed a lower court determination that a road was public and held that the road was private because, among other reasons, there was no 20-year period during which the public had unfettered use...

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Mass. Panel Affirms Prescriptive Easement, Says Use Of Shortcut Was Notorious

BOSTON - In an unpublished opinion, a Massachusetts appeals court panel on Nov. 12 affirmed a lower court decision and held that because a woman, her family and certain of her neighbors' use of a commercial property as a shortcut for more than 20...

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Kentucky Appeals Panel: Couple Abandoned Easement By Not Fixing Septic System

FRANKFORT, Ky. - In a Nov. 13 unpublished opinion, a Kentucky appellate panel affirmed a lower court decision terminating a septic system easement and held that because the easement-holding couple had not repaired the septic system four years after the...

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In Pa. Federal Court Landowner Seeks Rent For Wind Farm Building On Easement

SCRANTON, Pa. - A federal judge in Pennsylvania on Nov. 10 granted in part a landowner's motion to compel discovery for certain information in a rental dispute over an operations and maintenance building constructed on an easement as part of a wind...

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