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I own 2 homes adjacent to each other in Ca. Stanislaus

I own 2 homes adjacent to each other in Ca. Stanislaus countya fence was built encroaching on the properties in 2 areas front and rear yard. Can I grant an easement to the properties to avoid issues when I sell them.JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Ca Stanislaus countyJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: No, just got the brain cramp when I looked up webJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: I own the properties free and clear

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My brothers neighbor has easement rights across my brothers

My brothers neighbor has easement rights across my brothers yard. Recently the neighbor has put in a drive to the west of my brothers property, but continues to drive across his yard. There are no court records of the easement (that we know of). Is this easement still valid? He is no longer land locked.

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My problem concerns neighbors putting metal post in our

My name is***** problem concerns neighbors putting metal post in our shared easement.. Its a 30 foot easement has been there for the 30 years I lived here and many years before. The fence post make it nearly impossible for us to get in or out of our garage and car port, totally imposable to park my motorhome here. I have heard that I may sue for adverse passion. How do I do that?

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I purchased my property, with an appurtenant deeded road

I purchased my property, with an appurtenant deeded road easement, on adjacent property, in 2005. I constructed a road on a steep side slope through the neighboring property, on the easement (which is 50ft in width), to my building site. This road and easement are my only access to the building site.In 2014, a new owner purchased the property that my easement crosses.This summer, the servient owner has constructed a new road, that attaches to my road.Do I have the right to: ***** ***** engineer to review the steep slope road design plan; to request a security bond to protect my road improvements; or to request a formal road use agreement.I wish to protect my investment in building my road.Can I request that he stop construction until these questions are resolved?The land owner has never contacted me about building this new road.

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I just closed on a house in CT this past Friday and moved in

Hello. I just closed on a house in CT this past Friday and moved in yesterday.The property I purchased has a right of way across a small portion of the neighbor's property. This includes use of a bridge that allows us to cross a small creek/river to get to our house. The bridge is on the neighbor's property and they own responsibility for maintenance of the bridge.Today, the neighbor told us we're no longer able to drive across the bridge because it's unsafe and needs to be replaced. She said she has no money to replace it and we need to park on the other side of the river and walk to our house. There is no plan to remedy the bridge in the near future. The estimate she gave us for the replacement of the bridge was $110K.She also mentioned that the sellers were aware of this issue.We can access our property, but this is a pretty massive problem. It will prohibit us from having any visitors to the property and will prevent us from getting the materials to the house that are needed to renovate, repair an existing septic issue, etc.A few questions:1. What are my options for a forcing the owner of the bridge to remedy the issue?2. Can I continue to use the bridge, even though she's asked us not to?3. Does the seller have any liability in this issue, if they knew about the problem and didn't disclose?

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I bought three acres of land from my sister and

I bought three acres of land from my sister and brother-in-law. We went to a lawyer instead of a title company. In the papers if I wanted to sell it, I had to give sixty day notice in writing so they would have the opportunity to buy it back. I did that,no response. I have it listed with a realtor. There is a road on their property that I have to travel on to get to my home and property. She says she will block that road if I continue to have my home for sale. In the warranty deed it mentions the road,I do not fully understand it all.

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Our private right-of-way road easement runs through a

Our private right-of-way road easement runs through a neighbors land. Although there is no problem driving on the road, the neighbor chases road maintenance crews away either via intimidation or downright threats. He keeps 2 horses on his property and thinks maintenance will bother them. He claims it is his property and they are trespassing. The rest of the neighbors willingly pay for all maintenance. The road has been there for many year. The horses only 5 or 6 years.

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How far of a privet easement can we build a house. there are

How far of a privet easement can we build a house. there are no homes off the easement and only 1 friend uses it for hunting.

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I have 103 acres that I own and I have a easement in writing

I have 103 acres that I own and I have a easement in writing that gives the adjacent property owner access rights to his parcel. The land is a farm turned back to nature with grasses and thickets. I am having an issues with a friend of the land owner who comes down to plant/farm the 2 acres the government allows the land owner to have under the goverment funded program. He has driven into my field in order to avoid the dips in the easement access. Since the owner has rights to access his land via the easement, does this mean I must give his friends access rights as well or can I prevent his friends from trespassing on my land?

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