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- If a Fire Hydrant is Not to Code, Can it be Moved?
Fire hydrants are critical to containing a fire once it breaks out. They are available within cities to extinguish consuming flames that have become too much for other simple remedies.
- Urban Development Boundary
For the majority of cities and places, development is a good thing. Not only is it often a sign of economic growth, it can also mean additional jobs being brought into the area, especially when the projects include office buildings, warehouses, and other commercial properties.
- Plan Bay Area: An Evaluation by California Land Use Lawyers
by Kassouni Law
California land use lawyers have filed suit against the Association of Bay Area Governments in an effort to preserve Californians' constitutionally protected property rights
- Benefits of a Florida Land Trust
A Florida land trust is a legal agreement under which the title of real property is vested to a trustee. The beneficiaries of the trust direct the trustee on how to maintain the property. The trust also allows the beneficiaries to collect rent without holding legal title to the property.
- What Can I Do About a Noisy School?
Almost every private housing area as well as public ones prohibits undue, avoidable and excessive noise. For laws and ordinances that stipulate noise levels, law enforcement is allowed to give citations and tickets to those that violate these regulations.
- Easements and the Creation of Rights to Another Person’s Property
When a person owns land, he or she may assume that he or she is the sole owner of all of the land and can restrict others' use of the land. However, through an easement, another person or entity may have the right to a limited use of the land.
- Do I Need a Real Estate Lawyer to Purchase a Home?
In most cases, a person is not legally required to hire a real estate lawyer before purchasing real property. However, real estate lawyers perform a variety of tasks that can help make the home buying process less complicated and that can tend to the buyer’s rights.
- Neighbor’s Right to Build
When purchasing real estate, many people look to their views to determine if they want to purchase the property. Better views often translate to more valuable pieces of property. However, in some cases, a neighbor may be able to block a view or otherwise exercise his or her own legal rights in order to build something on his or her property that may interfere with the other property owners’ privileges.
- Property Easements
An introduction to the different types of property easements, how to determine their location on a parcel of land, and what is required of the property owner.
- Government Buyout of Your Property: Your Top 10 Relocation Rights
In the event you as a business owner or homeowner or even a residential tenant are forced to move due to a government buyout, you are eligible for relocation expenses.