Rural water districts, like most utilities, have the power of eminent domain. K.S.A. 82a-619 (a). With apologies for the length of the following url, the link below is to an article about use of eminent domain by rural water districts in Kansas. It was written by Gary Hanson, of Stumbo Hanson LLP....Read more »
My friend was walk through a parking lot and a cop approached her telling her to stay out of all parking lots because they are private property. We dumpster dive and want to remain in standing with the law.
Yes. However, there is a gray area because they can be available to the public for their appropriate use (ie. using Walmart's parking lot to purchase goods at Walmart). Additionally, dumpster diving is also also a gray area and can be private or public depending on the jurisdiction and...Read more »
I've been driving across a vacant city lot for 30 years, a business came in and built their building going 10 feet into the easement of the alley. There was no notice when they were going to build this building and block my access into my garage. I am disabled and the situation of not being... Read more »
Your statement seems to indicate the following: You have a garage that opens into an alleyway. A business built a bulding that extends into the alleyway that blocks access to your access. Your access has previously included access through a vacant city lot for 30 years. It is a little unclear as...Read more »
Get an experienced real estate attorney to look into it and to represent you. If, as you say, they have trespassed on your land and placed a cable or other property across it without your consent (and without an easement), you may sue for an injunction and damages. Contact more than one attorney...Read more »
You need to go see a local real estate litigator about this problem.
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