A taking occurs when the government takes land for public use. Government is said to take land either when it (1) strips the land of all beneficial use or value OR (2) there is any PERMANENT physical occupation (including putting a wire across the land permanently).
You can hold your former fiancee liable for the ring if you still retained legal possession to it. In other words, the answer is based on whether you had the intent to gift the ring to her before the completion of the wedding ceremony. If not, she had no right to transfer it to a pawn shop and you...Read more »
To begin, Wisconsin is a Marital Property state under chapter 766 of the Wisconsin Code. Hence, spouses are given equal right to property acquired during marriage (that is neither acquired by gift nor inheritance).
Further, a bona fide purchaser/creditor is protected under 766.57. Here, a...Read more »
Recently JBP did a free session of photos for my 8 mo. old daughter. During the session, the photographer had headbands/hats for her to wear. I thought the pictures from this session would be put on the photographer's website or in her portfolio, but I now see that the pics are posted on her... Read more »
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