Practical Guidance on Resolving Heated Boundary Disputes
Issues with fences, trees on property lines, easements . . . boundary problems and property-line disagreements are common between neighbors. Sometimes landowners can resolve these matters on their own, but all too often they evolve into bitter and expensive disputes that require legal counsel. Do you know how to work out a sound solution that protects your client's rights and investment? This comprehensive guide to neighbor disputes will provide you with strategies you can immediately use to resolve your first or next boundary case. Register today!
Determine the legal basis for disputes over spite fences, blocked views, property line encroachments, and more.
Understand the different causes of action and the elements that must be proved.
Find out how to detangle land surveys, legal descriptions, and other boundary evidence.
Use practical out-of-court solutions to save clients money and preserve their relationship with neighbors.
Learn how to successfully guide a boundary case through litigation when negotiations fail.
Proving the Legal Basis of Neighbor Disputes: Common Law, Statutory Law, Etc.
Key Causes of Action Elements in Neighbor Disputes
Is There a Dispute? Evaluating the Evidence
Strategies for Resolving Neighbor Disputes Outside of Court
M.B. Adelson , LL.M., is the managing member of the Law Offices of M.B. Adelson IV, P.A., in Tallahassee, Florida. He practices throughout Florida and consults nationwide on property and property rights law, natural resources (especially water) and environmental law; property title and boundary issues, easements, shoreline property rights and submerged lands; public lands, resource conservation, agriculture, protected species; fisheries resources; boat ramps, docks, marinas, and waterway access; local, state and federal regulatory agency licensing, permitting, compliance, and remediation; firearms ownership and firearms business laws; inheritance estates and trusts; business entity formation and operation; professional ethics; and administrative and judicial trial and appellate litigation. Mr. Adelson is a certified mediator, a member of The Florida Bar and is admitted in the Florida federal courts. He served in the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, the Florida Department of Natural Resources and has been in private practice since 2001. Mr. Adelson is a retired U.S. Army officer. He is a federal firearms license (FFL) holder and he advises and supports firearms owners, manufacturers, retailers, and shooting ranges. He is active in the FSU College of Law Environmental Law Society, Moot Court teams and other college and community related activities. Mr. Adelson holds a B.A. degree from Virginia Military Institute, a M.S. degree and M.B.A. degree from Florida Institute of Technology, and a J.D. degree and LL.M. degree from Florida State University College of Law. His LL.M. degree dissertation studied shoreline property rights and associated access/egress easements.
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