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Residence Premises is Not a Home: Metes & Bounds Define Residence Premises

In September 2000, Norman and Glenna Schuchman purchased homeowner’s insurance from State Auto Property and Casualty Insurance Company (“State Auto”) to insure a residence in Junction City, Illinois. Almost ten years later, a fire severely damaged the insured house and the Schuchmans...

Real Cases in Real Estate By Andrea Lee Negroni, Esq. – June 24, 2014 Update

Updates for the Week of June 24, 2014 An ambiguity in a deed, resulting from error in the metes and bounds description, can be resolved by ascertaining the grantor’s intention . A group of siblings fought a lawsuit over their mother’s conveyance of part of a 105-acre property to one...