Legal Aspects of Easements


802 – Legal Aspects of Easements: An overview of the theory and rationale of easements as well as solutions on how to avoid future problems regarding easements.
 

Course Number:

C802

Course Title:

Legal Aspects of Easements

Course Level:

Advanced

Course Length:

1 day – 8 AM to 5 PM

IRWA Credits:

8 QEU / CEU

Prerequisites:

At least one year of professional right of way experience

 

Course Description

In this course, terminology and concepts are brought to life with examples and exercises. By gaining a thorough understanding of all relevant legal considerations, right of way professionals become better equipped to avoid future problems in the appraisal, acquisition and management of easements.

Credentialing

  • Generalist:  An advanced course that can be applied towards the RWP or SR/WA program.
  • Specialist:  Required course for the R/W-NAC program.

Topics

  • Types of easements
  • Rules of construction for easements construed against grantor, specific terms in grant
  • Creation of easements; express grants; express reservations by reference; implied grant by necessity, by condemnation, by prescription
  • Termination of easements, abandonment, expiration/purpose ceases, release, merger estoppel, eminent domain, vacation
  • Scope of use, exclusive vs. non-exclusive, division of dominant estate Maintenance and repair, obstructions
  • Location and width, blanket easements by necessity, relocation

Course Tuition includes

  • Participant Manual

Who should take this course

This course is designed for experienced right of way professionals who are in need of information on the theory and rationale of easements as to avoid future problems in the appraisal, acquisition and management of easements.
 


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