Columbus, OH asked in Real Estate Law for Ohio

Q: I live in Ohio I found an 1947 easement that allows me to have foot traffic across my neighbors parcel. mentioned 1974

the easement was restated in 1974 then no ,mention to date. would the easement still be valid ?

Related Topics:
1 Lawyer Answer
Joseph Jaap
Joseph Jaap
  • Cincinnati, OH
  • Licensed in Ohio

A: Whether it is valid depends on the exact terms stated in the grant of easement as recorded in the county records. There is no need to keep re-stating and re-recording an easement to keep it valid. Use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local real estate attorney to search the county records and review the recorded easements and deeds, to determine the status of the easement.

Anthony M. Avery agrees with this answer

Justia Ask a Lawyer is a forum for consumers to get answers to basic legal questions. Any information sent through Justia Ask a Lawyer is not secure and is done so on a non-confidential basis only.

The use of this website to ask questions or receive answers does not create an attorney–client relationship between you and Justia, or between you and any attorney who receives your information or responds to your questions, nor is it intended to create such a relationship. Additionally, no responses on this forum constitute legal advice, which must be tailored to the specific circumstances of each case. You should not act upon information provided in Justia Ask a Lawyer without seeking professional counsel from an attorney admitted or authorized to practice in your jurisdiction. Justia assumes no responsibility to any person who relies on information contained on or received through this site and disclaims all liability in respect to such information.

Justia cannot guarantee that the information on this website (including any legal information provided by an attorney through this service) is accurate, complete, or up-to-date. While we intend to make every attempt to keep the information on this site current, the owners of and contributors to this site make no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the information contained in or linked to from this site.