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Can an abutter park on my property if they have a right of way easement?

I have a private road that goes around the perimeter of my property and is on my property. The abutters that use the road do so via a "right of way" easement. Sometimes people, especially contractors,...
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is Comcast a utility? do they have a legal right to access utility easements?

In my small town (Lafayette, CO), Comcast is upgrading the fiber network which involves going onto residents' properties to access the green box in the yard. For reasons beyond my comprehension, one ...
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Easement laws in New Jersey, not sure how to proceed

I bought a property which at one point in time had a functional garage at the back of the property and a driveway leading to it. Since then the roof has collapsed but the cinder block walls and ...
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Who can legally sign an easement in the event of the death of the land owner?

I own property in Snohomish County, Washington, United States (MY PROPERTY) that requires use of a driveway on a neighbor's property (NEIGHBORING PROPERTY) for access. The owner of NEIGHBORING ...
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In which states can railroad companies take land in eminent domain?

In Property, fifth edition, by Dukeminier and Krier, on pages 843–54, we are told that in Vermont, railroad companies have the power of eminent domain: they can take land that they need for building ...
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AddEstablishing an easement in UK

How does one establish an easement for parking in the UK? It's an area the size of 5 cars opposite my house where I've regularly parked (not everyday in the week but at least one day per week) over ...
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Hunting rights to land but do not own the land

If a person inherits the hunting rights that are deeded and recorded, can the land owner force one to give the hunting rights back to him just because he wants to sell the land?
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How could an “unknown easement” exist on a property?

I read in a list of potential property title defects that there could be an "unknown easement" (#7 in the list). How could there be an unknown easement? I thought all easements must be recorded on ...
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Is a profit à prendre identical to “mineral rights”, or is there some difference?

Is a profit à prendre identical to "mineral rights", or is there some difference? My impression is that "mineral rights" is just a slang term for what is called profit à prendre in formal law, but I ...
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Bar Exam Question: Easements

Here's the question: Frank owned two adjacent parcels, Blackacre and Whiteacre. Blackacre fronts on a poor unpaved public road, while Whiteacre fronts on Route 20, a paved major highway. Fifteen ...
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Easement for safety reasons

I am looking at leasing a commercial property, but one problem with it is that it has two parking lots, front and rear and the only way to get to the rear lot is by a very narrow passage that is about ...