10 Search Results for "right of way"

September 11, 2014 at 7:50 pm

Many Thoughts on 9-11-14

...and tries her own lawsuit in order to stop her neighbor from blocking the right of way to her 15 acre rural property. She owns 15 acres, and the right of way has existed, on the ground and in the public records, for 90 years. The neighbors hired a lawyer. Result, the “nice lady” has lost all access to her land unless further litigation can save her. 20. A nice fellow enters into a generous divorce settlement with his wife. He walks away with a ne...

March 15, 2014 at 1:50 pm

FAQ

...k about contract disputes between persons or businesses, boundary line and right of way disputes, suits over wills and estates, and suits over alleged libel or slander. Of course, “civil claims” also include claims for personal injury and professional malpractice, which I cover under “contingent fees”. Civil suits as I define them are usually handled on an hourly basis with an “up front” cash retainer. Expert Witnesses; Who Are They, When Are They...

April 25, 2010 at 7:14 pm

Commitment to Clients

...nt over a loved one’s will, or an emotional dispute with a neighbor over a right of way or boundary line. A good lawyer empowers his client, settles the case if possible, and tries it competently if not. The wife of one of my clients accused him of “Drinking at least two cases of beer a day and watching porn on the Internet six hours a day.” His response, “That’s a damnable lie! It’s no more than a case, and three hours!” Ouch! That fellow needed...

August 31, 2012 at 6:45 pm

Equitable Distribution – WV Divorce Property Law

...ay the payments, that five acres will be carved out around the cabin and a right of way to and from it created as marital property, the spouse who made that promise will likely to be “estopped” from refusing to sign a deed to that five acres later. d . The better course, of course, is to agree in writing (in order to avoid misunderstandings) and get the deed signed before the construction begins. But, people in love do not always act in their best...

March 7, 2018 at 7:00 pm

2018 Update: Equitable Distribution: WV Divorce Property Law

...ay the payments, that five acres will be carved out around the cabin and a right of way to and from it created as marital property, the spouse who made that promise will likely to be “estopped” from refusing to sign a deed to that five acres later. d . The better course of action is to agree in writing (in order to avoid misunderstandings) and get the deed signed before the construction begins. But, people in love do not always act in their best f...

May 14, 2010 at 9:52 pm

Mediation: Tips for Parties and Lawyers

...tes over property and debt, retirement assets, alimony, will disputes, and right of way, boundary line, and contract disputes. When it is between sisters (whoa! Siblings can fight!), there can even be hugs, tears, and lunch together afterward. My gripe is the “school of thought” that says “lawyers get in the way of mediated settlement”. My answer. “Those lawyers have not “done their homework”, and probably haven’t been to mediation training. Famil...

September 27, 2017 at 7:10 pm

Tying Together “Unbundling” of Legal Services

...ance or lawsuit over whether you can take $200,000 worth of timber out the right of way past your neighbor’s house, will cost a lot more than $500 IF you hire a lawyer, but two wills, a general power of attorney, and a medical power of attorney will not. Nor will the plan to prepare for the divorce, to position yourself for that adoption, or to lay the grounds for that custody modification. And, if the only weapon you have is a pocket knife, would...

April 22, 2020 at 2:55 pm

Up in the Air? We Are Here For You!

...anship, contempt matter, divorce, will or deed preparation, civil dispute, right of way or boundary line dispute; pretty much anything and everything we do If “Pap” is in the hospital and needs to make that critical change to his will, we can work that out in a way that disgruntled parties can’t successfully challenge it. In a time like this, Mr. Hunter’s 40+ years of finding solutions and avoiding problems can be a critical factor. Indeed, it is...

December 23, 2010 at 9:24 pm

What Do You Need to Know about Deeds?

...and State where the property is located; any interests reserved, such as a right of way for ingress and egress, or interests conveyed away prior, such as the coal, oil, and gas, and the “back reference”. The back reference is the citation to the deed or will which is the source of the Grantor(s’)title. It should list the Grantor(s) or Testator(s) and the date, and book and page number of the document. It is very frustrating to trace a chain of tit...

April 29, 2020 at 5:41 pm

A ROADMAP TO BURTON HUNTER’S IDEAS AND “WISDOM”

...g Search for “Civil Action”: https://tinyurl.com/y7rw8yb7 Blog Search for “Right of Way”: https://tinyurl.com/yas4o3g8 Blog Search for “Jury Trial” : https://tinyurl.com/ybz825b6 Blog Search for “Estate Dispute”: https://tinyurl.com/ycop2gc2 Blog Search for “Law Office Management”: https://tinyurl.com/y9q7wqdf Blog Search for “Legal Checkup”: https://tinyurl.com/yachfhbb Blog Search for “Power of Attorney, Medical Power of Attorney, Will, Living W...