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Real Property: Prescriptive Easement-Sufficiency of Evidence

Where appellant challenged the grant of a prescriptive easement for its property to respondent for ingress and egress, the evidence was sufficient to support the judgment even though the respondent had previously sought an easement from the appellant, and the ...

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Real Property: Adverse Possession-Removal of Fencing-Civil Contempt

Plaintiffs filed an adverse possession suit against defendants, who cross-claimed for adverse possession. The trial court concluded defendants had proven their claim for adverse possession and directed plaintiffs to remove themselves and any personal property from the parcel. The trial ...

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Real Property: Foreclosure-Failure to Join Necessary Party-Disqualification of Counsel

Defendant acquired a historic building and sought to restore it using state and federal tax credits; defendant retained the counsel of Winthrop & Weinstine to draft a tax-credit bond. Plaintiff later retained Winthrop to represent it in the financing of ...

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Real Property Law: Condemnation-Heritage Value-Recreational Trail

  Where a city challenged a judgment awarding heritage value to a family farm in a condemnation proceeding, the judgment is affirmed because in a case of first impression the trial court properly interpreted Section 523.039(3) to award heritage value ...

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Real Property: Unlawful Detainer-Disposal Expense

Where landowners, who prevailed in a wrongful-detainer action, challenged the trial court’s judgment waiving other claims related to the defendants’ occupation of the premises, the judgment was final for purposes of appeal, and the judgment is affirmed because the landowners ...

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Real Property: Quiet Title-Compulsory Counterclaim-Standing

Where decedent’s children challenged the grant of summary judgment to decedent’s second wife in a quiet-title action, the compulsory counterclaim rule did not require the wife to file her current action in a previous stage of the litigation, and the ...

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