Q: How easy is it to obtain a right of way/necessity easement in Duval County/City of Jacksonville?
I am looking at property and there are access issues from the public road. The property owner has said he'll accept an easement for a large cash payment. Is it possible to force an easement if the property is land locked?
A: Easements are tricky and you must use an attorney or you will definitely have problems.
There are some easements of necessity and a history of the surrounding parcels needs to be examined to determine where an easement may be required by law. See an attorney to get this accomplished.
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