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Neighbor Wars - Real Estate Easements as Landmines

We do a lot of easement litigation. If you own real property, chances are you either hold an easement over someone else’s property, or your property is burdened by someone else’s easement. Because one piece of ground is used by two neighbors, it frequently leads to disputes and even litigation. My staff says this is the most interesting article I’ve written. It may not seem to be an exciting subject, but keep reading!

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Beware of Parents Bearing Gifts - The Danger of Elder Abuse Charges

I try to write something once or twice a year that directly arises out of my law practice. The blog article also becomes part of my Facebook page, and my website www.keusink.com. I only write about things that are going on, right now, in plain English. They cover topics of interest to people living in my county. This one is directed to all you baby boomers, and caregivers of the elderly.

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Why you should be really careful about refinancing your home. . . . deficiency judgments.

This applies to young people who are buying a home, so please pay attention you guys. If you have a house, you need to read the rest of this.

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Divorce as a New Beginning

I've done well over 300 domestic relations actions. That might be some sort of record for Curry County.

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Why You Should Be Leery of Mass-Produced and Television Advertised Do-It-Yourself Estate Planning Documents

I have recently reviewed two separate estate planning documents that were generated by a nationally advertised legal documents “mill”. You know the one; it has a famous attorney spokesman wearing a smug smile telling you how cheap it is to start your own LLC, corporation, or create your own estate plan.

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What is a Probate, and When do I use one?

I frequently get questions about what a probate is, and when a probate is required.

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Protecting Your Children During a Custody Dispute or Divorce Proceedings

The following are some guidelines that I have found helpful in protecting children during a custody battle or divorce proceedings.

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The Problem with Real Estate Contracts

There is a serious problem when buyers and sellers of land use the contract provided by their realtor.

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Sometimes the Legislature Works (Inheritance and Divorce)

Property that you inherited may be immune from division of property in your divorce.

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The Truth About Insurance Companies and Car Accidents

Here are some personal thoughts about accident insurance companies. While local insurance agents are usually very cooperative, what matters is how the insurance company handles your claim. There are some that tend to be more helpful than others. Buyer beware!

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Some Thoughts About Divorce

When it looks like a divorce is inevitable, many people don't know how to approach some very major decisions. This article tells you about some important things you should know before a divorce is filed. If your spouse files for divorce, here is some information about early decisions you might have to make

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Mistakes You Can Make After A Car Accident

After a car accident or personal injury, a call from an insurance company may be dangerous. The insurance company may not be your best friend. Here are some thoughts on what you might NOT want to do.

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Curry County Land Transactions and Disputes

It is penny wise and pound foolish to not spend a few hundred dollars on a lawyer before you sign a contract to buy real estate. Before you spend thousands of dollars on a piece of real estate, talking with a lawyer can really save you money in the long run.

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Car Accident Litigation and Modern Technology

Your cell phone can be an effective and dramatic tool in a car accident or personal injury lawsuit. This article has some suggestions how you can use your phone effectively.

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