Category Archives: Easements

April 11, 2014 Weekly Round Up

I hope everyone had a fantastic week and has fun plans for the weekend!  This week I traveled out to Brownwood, Texas on Tuesday to give a presentation on agricultural leases, eminent domain, and pipeline easements.  A big thank you to Brown County Extension Agent Scott Anderson for putting this program together.  I enjoyed the chance to visit with several local landowners during and after the program, so welcome to those of you joining us from Brown County! Here are a few ag law stories in the news this… Read More →

Beaumont Court of Appeals Orders Landowner to Tear Down Gate

**This article is not a substitute for the advice of an attorney.** Two weeks ago, the Beaumont Court of Appeals issued a decision in Emmons v. Badanfriouz, a case involving a dispute between neighbors about whether a gate could be erected by one neighbor across an easement.  This case provides insight for anyone entering into an express roadway easement as to key language that should be considered with regard to whether a gate may be build across the proposed easement. Background An express easement was granted by the Emmons’ predecessors in interest to the… Read More →