Tuesday, February 16, 2010
The St. Petersburg Times ran a story last week that presents some interesting issues related to the law of easements, private rights of way, and trespass. Apparently, a disagreement among some neighboring landowners has resulted in one of them constructing a fence down the middle of a road, which the landowner claims is actually her property. The case looks like it may end up in trial, with cross-claims of easements and trespass likely (not to mention a whole lot of angry residents in the area who are now driving home on a one-lane road). I smell an exam question in the making!
P.S. Thanks to Stetson Law student Quincy Bird for bringing the story to my attention.
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