Friday, 21 of July of 2017

Accumulated Wealth? Here’s What to Do Next

Source: Accumulated Wealth? Here’s What to Do Next


AR Appeals Court Holds City’s Rezoning of Annexation Area from Agricultural to Industrial was Compatible with the Zoned Uses of the City

Shelly Kendrick and the Gregory A. Kendrick Living Trust owned parcels of property totaling approximately eighty-seven or eighty-eight acres, which was originally located within the boundaries of Bethel Heights. In 2015, Kendrick sought to detach the property from Bethel Heights and have it annexed to Springdale pursuant to Act 779 of 1999. Following this, Springdale […]

Source: AR Appeals Court Holds City’s Rezoning of Annexation Area from Agricultural to Industrial was Compatible with the Zoned Uses of the City


Zale on Local Government Law and Land Use Decision-Making

Source: Zale on Local Government Law and Land Use Decision-Making


Money Matters: Why You Need a Durable Power of Attorney

Source: Money Matters: Why You Need a Durable Power of Attorney


NY Appellate Court Reverses Decision Denying Application to Renew a Use Variance without the Condition that the Subject Property be Owner-Occupied

Petitioners owned real property in the Town of Hempstead which was improved with a two-family residential dwelling. They submitted an application to the Board of Appeals of the Town of Hempstead to renew a use variance allowing the subject property to be used as a two-family dwelling without the condition that the subject property be […]

Source: NY Appellate Court Reverses Decision Denying Application to Renew a Use Variance without the Condition that the Subject Property be Owner-Occupied


Article on Home Sweet Home: Making Sense of Medicaid Recovery

Source: Article on Home Sweet Home: Making Sense of Medicaid Recovery


ME Supreme Court Upholds Enlargement of Nonconforming Structures

Editor’s Note: This summary originally appeared in Bond Case Briefs and is reposted with permission.  See, http://bondcasebriefs.com/2017/06/20/cases/wolfram-v-town-of-north-haven Objector appealed from Board of Appeals decision to uphold a conditional use permit issued by planning board to property owner. The Superior Court affirmed the Board of Appeals decision, and objector appealed. The Supreme Judicial Court of Maine held […]

Source: ME Supreme Court Upholds Enlargement of Nonconforming Structures


Pre-paid Funeral Plans Failing to Cover the Cost of Dying

Source: Pre-paid Funeral Plans Failing to Cover the Cost of Dying


CT Supreme Court Finds Property Owners Lacked Standing to Challenge Removal of Historic Barn

Editor’s note: This summary originally appears in Bond Case Briefs and is reposted with permission. See, http://bondcasebriefs.com/2017/06/13/cases/mayer-v-historic-district-commission-of-town-of-groton Property owners appealed from two decisions of town’s historic district commission that granted adjacent property owners’ application for certificate of appropriateness allowing them to remove portion of historic barn and determined that commission lacked jurisdiction over adjacent owners’ second […]

Source: CT Supreme Court Finds Property Owners Lacked Standing to Challenge Removal of Historic Barn


Article on The Nigerian Land Use Act

Source: Article on The Nigerian Land Use Act