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What is an Easement?

Written by Lawrence Opalewski on September 10, 2019 Category: Dalton & Tomich Videos, Easements and Riparian Rights, Water Access

What is an easement? In this video, Attorney Larry Opalewski explains that an easement is essentially the legal right to use another’s property in some way. He shares what easements mean in relation to the ownership of property, how they are created, limits on easements and when you might need the assistance of an attorney in regard to easement enforcement or creation.

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Related videos that you may find helpful include Riparian Rights of Michigan’s Waterfront Property Owners, Fishing, Swimming and Docking Rights at Inland Michigan Lakes and Michigan’s Trespassing Law: How to Bring a Trespassing Legal Action.

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