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Category: Real Estate Law

What to Know About California Easement Laws (Complete Guide)

The law of easements in California can be complicated and confusing. However, understanding what an easement is and how it is acquired is important before purchasing or selling any real estate, commercial or residential.  It could mean the difference between a painless transaction and an expensive mistake. What is an Easement? An easement is an interest in the land over which it is to be enjoyed.  This is different from a “license” which merely gives a personal privilege to go onto someone else’s land for a certain purpose, but does not operate to create any ownership, title, or estate in… Read More

Affirming Ownership of Your California Home with Quiet Title Action

What is Quiet Title Action in California? When two or more persons have adverse claims to the same property, any of the claimants may initiate a quiet title action to resolve the dispute. The purpose of the quiet title action is to eliminate an adverse claim to title and to establish, or “quiet”, the title to property in the name of one or more of the claimants. A “claim” includes any legal or equitable right, title, estate, lien, or interest in property or any cloud on the title. An “adverse claimant” is one who asserts an ownership interest in the… Read More