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Who is responsible for maintaining an easement in Michigan.

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Who is responsible for maintaining an easement in Michigan. It is a driveway with perpetual right of way. Dominate or servient user (owner) Also the grass on either side.

Lawyer's Assistant: What property use does the easement allow?

Ingress and egress.

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Is the property owner also has use of the easement?

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