Archive | September, 2010

Summary judgements

Not every dispute that winds up in court goes to trial. In fact, most cases are resolved through settlement. Other cases are resolved prior to trial on summary judgment. A court can issue a summary judgment for either party on any (or all) issues. The lawyers for the parties will file briefs setting out the […]

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Easement scope: What can an easement holder do?

A common issue that arises in easement cases concerns the scope of uses that an easement holder can make of an easement—versus what uses the burdened property owner can make of their property. To answer that question, the first stop is the easement document itself. What does the easement say? The scope of an easement […]

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