Easement Limited To Reasonable Use

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Question: We own a large home adjacent to a county highway in Pinal County. Our neighbor owns a 5-acre lot which is “landlocked” except for an easement over our land to the county highway. Our neighbor has now purchased 20 acres of land adjacent to his 5-acre lot, and wants to build a 40-home subdivision…

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Purchase Should Not Prevent Use of Road

  Question:  My parents live in a community consisting of twelve homes on approximately 30 acres in the Flagstaff area.  The only access from this community to the highway is a gravel road over private land.  This gravel road has been used for over 50 years.  A developer has recently purchased this private land, and…

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10 Years of Use Gives Neighbors Driveway Rights

  Question:  After we purchased our home in Gilbert last year, we noticed that our neighbors were using a portion of our land for the driveway to their home.  We were concerned about adverse possession.  Therefore, we contacted the sellers of our home, and they said that our neighbors have been using that driveway for…

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