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Who knows. It doesn't matter. 17 USC 102 lists the kinds of things protectable by copyright under US law. These are: (1) literary works; (2) musical works, including any accompanying words; (3) dramatic works, including any accompanying music; (4) pantomimes and choreographic works; (5) pictorial, graphic, and sculptural works; (6) motion pictures and ...


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It means what it says The person who owns the land has a right to a seat in the parish church and, if there are not enough seats then they get one and other people have to stand. This is all pretty archaic but it stems from English law where parishes were geo-political and not just religious. Who got to sit was decided by the church-wardens and parishioners ...


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You did not specify a country or the specific contracts that might rule your condominium. At least in some jurisdictions indeed the repair cost of private portions cannot be shared. Moreover, you may not be required to pay some costs for common portions if you refuse to do so and won't make use of them. Do I have to sue them to fix this issue? A lengthy law-...


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The mortgage is part of the title on the land new-south-wales First, a mortgage is a right given to a mortgagee to seize and sell the land if obligations under another contract are not fulfilled. Most usually the mortgage is offered as security for a loan taken out by the mortgagors (landowner), however, mortgages can be given for all sorts of other ...


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Can the HOA compel payment? Yes, at least from the standpoint of unjust enrichment or quantum meruit. That is because the resident obtains some benefit(s) from the HOA's activity & expenses, such as the maintenance of common areas and other items that advance the common good of the community. However, a drastic or arbitrary increase in invoices might ...


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One widely-used book on the topic is Brown's Boundary Control and Legal Principles. I have the 4th edition published in 1995, and the relevant chapter is 8, "Locating Easements and Reversions". The law varies from state to state. In New England, it is likely for interstate, US, and state highways, the state will own the roadbed in fee. Smaller roads are ...


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Rob is responsible. No Bull! Around the world, the law of wandering cattle depends on the details. New Zealand is no different. This case is covered by s 26 of the Impounding Act of 1955, Damages for Trespass. As you said, S 26(1)(d) says Bob is entitled to damages whenever his "land (whether fenced or unfenced) is situated in a city." This is ...


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Now wait just a danged minute. Isn't this simply a joke sign? Read what it says: Photos and videos . . . may not be . . . published [etc] . . . without the permission of the owner. . . The sign maker is not referring to the mountain, he/she is referring to the photos. Of course your photos can't be published without your permission. Everybody knows that. ...


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The answer is, both of those depend on the specific provisions of the insurance policy.: The policy should name a beneficiary. this may be the person who took out the policy, or the owner(s) of the house. It could (unusualy) even be soem other person. How is the default beneficiary if none is specified deepnds on the law of the jurisdiction, and I don't ...


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There are three potential crimes: vandalism, trespass, and fraud. A conviction on any of these counts would require the state to prove bad intent, for example you would have to prove malicious intent for vandalism, or that they knew that they had no permission to be on the roof. Their defense could be as simple as "I'm so sorry, we got the wrong address&...


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Usually, in the case of a total or near total loss, a homeowner's policy is payable to the the creditors on voluntarily incurred mortgages (who are listed as additional insureds) in the full outstanding amount of the mortgage in the case of a total loss, if any, with the balance payable to the owner of the property (who is not infrequently someone different ...


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