Almost every deal involving real estate _ from sales to mortgages to land use _ also involves actual or potential easements. That's why your library should include the newly updated second edition of the Wisconsin Law of Easements, just released by State Bar CLE Books.
CLE Books updates Wisconsin Law of Easements
Almost every deal involving real estate _ from sales to mortgages to
land use _ also involves actual or potential easements. That's why your
library should include the newly updated second edition of the
Wisconsin Law of Easements, just released by State Bar CLE
Books. Revised by the original author, veteran Wisconsin property law
attorney Jesse Ishikawa, this mainstay of the State Bar's property law
library analyzes and explains the complex legal principles underlying
easements. It provides a comprehensive summary of the underlying common
and statutory law, and includes recent case law. It also addresses
developing and evolving issues.
As anyone who has ever done a title search can attest, intentional
easements come in a variety of forms and involve a wide range of issues,
from utility lines to water mains, from parking lots to driveways to
private roads. Even though easements are common, Ishikawa points out,
many easement agreements are drafted in a manner that invites
litigation. With that in mind, an entire chapter is devoted to drafting
techniques, including checklists. The book also includes suggested model
forms on disk, for easy use and adaptation.
Ishikawa also explains how to recognize and avoid accidental or
incidental easements that may subsequently come into existence, without
express intention by the parties, through the doctrines of prescriptive
right, implication, or necessity. Other chapters deal with such issues
as administration of easements, allocation of the costs of maintenance
and repair, amendment and termination of easements, and special problems
that can arise with easements serving condominiums and planned unit
The 200-plus-page, soft-cover book, with forms disk, sells for $45,
plus tax, shipping, and handling. Current book owners who subscribe to
the Bar's automatic supplementation service were sent the revised
edition at 10 percent off the regular price.
Order info. For more information, visit the WisBar Marketplace or call (800)
728-7788 or (608) 257-3838.
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