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...
By Richard D. Vetstein, ESQ
First Reported Case Considering Scope Of New Massachusetts Homestead Law
Advice To Homeowners: Get Your Homestead Declaration Recorded ASAP
One of the benefits of the new Homestead Protection Act signed into law last year is that homeowners can use homestead protections...
Anticipated award of a divorcing couple’s Vermont vacation home was not enough to support the wife’s claim of homestead . The Vermont Supreme Court held in March that a homestead interest in real estate requires both occupancy and title. A wife who was divorcing her husband moved into a vacation...