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- I Don’t have a deeded Right of Way Easement. Do I have still the right to travel over someone else’s property or road to access my property?
The answer to that question, unfortunately, is a giant, “It Depends.”The most common way a Right of Way easement is created are 1) grant 2) necessity or 3) prescription.Easement by Grant1) An easement by Grant means the two property owners agree on exactly what the easement will be and a signed writ … Read more »
- Can I record an easement on a piece of land in Nova Scotia that has already been migrated to the Land Registration System?
In Nova Scotia, once a property has been migrated to the Land Registration System, the rules under the Land Registration Act take over. Easements by Grant In theory, all granted easements should have been recorded on both parcels at the time of migration, however, from time to time, things are miss … Read more »
- What does my Nova Scotia Easement allow me to do?
Easements give one Property Owner Certain Rights over the Property of Someone ElseA deeded easement (meaning one that is in a written agreement and tied to a specific lot of land), gives the owner of the dominant parcel of land the right to do certain specific things over or on the land of another n … Read more »
- Can I use a Power of Attorney to sell my jointly owned property in Nova Scotia if my partner has Dementia?
If a property is owned in joint tenancy by more than one person, then all owners must consent to the sale in writing. All Owners Must Consent in Writing to a Sale in Nova ScotiaIf a property is owned in joint tenancy by more than one person, then all owners must consent to the sale in writing. (If y … Read more »
- What are my options if I was promised family land in Nova Scotia but the Will leaves the land to someone else?
Wills can only direct assets that belong to the EstateThe important thing to remember in a circumstance such as this one is that a person can only direct who inherits their estate assets with a Will. The critical question to determine is, did the property belong to the testator at the time of his de … Read more »