How To Satisfy The Adverse Possession Requirements

20 March 2016
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If you possess land owned by someone else, then you may acquire a valid (legal) title of the land under some conditions. This is known as adverse possession in real estate law. Here are five conditions that you must meet to claim adverse possession of a piece of real estate property: Actual Possession The first requirement is that you must have actual possession of the land. This usually means you are actually occupying or treating the land as if you are its rightful owner. Read More 

What Could Get A Will Contested?

5 January 2016
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Wills are one of the simplest and most common legally documents that nearly everyone can create. Unfortunately, while nearly everyone can create one, few people can do it right without the assistance of an attorney, and this leads to many estates being contested in probate each year. Here are some of the most common mistakes to avoid. Violating the Rule Against Perpetuities The rule against perpetuities is an old legal doctrine so complex that few lawyers that don't regularly handle cases involving it don't even fully understand it. Read More