Obsolete Easement: You Can Do it But Can You Legalize it?

4 Pages Posted: 3 Nov 2013

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Roger Bernhardt

Golden Gate University - School of Law

Date Written: February 27, 2013

Abstract

Commentary on a recent California decision permitting a servient tenant to alter the dimensions of an existing easement, but not to extinguish it and the imcompatible consequences of those two inconsistent approaches.

Keywords: Easement, servitudes, scope of use, relocation, Cottonwood Duplexes v Barlow

Suggested Citation

Bernhardt, Roger, Obsolete Easement: You Can Do it But Can You Legalize it? (February 27, 2013). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2227165 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2227165

Roger Bernhardt (Contact Author)

Golden Gate University - School of Law ( email )

536 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
United States

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