Law360, New York (March 25, 2015, 5:52 PM EDT) -- On Jan. 28, 2015, in Richardson v. Franc, 14 C.D.O.S 941 (2015), the California Court of Appeal for the First Appellate District ruled in favor of an easement holder by granting an irrevocable license permitting additional improvements and maintenance rights within an easement area beyond what was contemplated in the recorded easement.
Although prior cases generally confirmed the permissive use of an implied irrevocable license or an equitable easement under certain factual circumstances, this is the first case in more than 50 years in which a court effectively expanded the scope of an express written easement by granting a concurrent implied...
Stay ahead of the curve
In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.
Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!