3 Land Use Issues That May Require An Attorney's Advice

When thinking about real estate attorney services, it's easy to focus on the transactional side of the equation. That's a big part of the job of a real estate attorney, but they also can address a wide range of issues related to land use and property rights. Let's explore three such problems you may want to retain counsel to deal with. Easements Regularly crossing or using someone else's property generally requires some form of permission.

Partnered With No Plans To Marry? What Estate Planning Options Can Work For You?

Over the past few decades, the number of partnered adults who have no plans to marry has skyrocketed. And with some careful estate planning, unmarried couples are able to realize just about all of the decisionmaking, financial, and tax-related benefits married couples enjoy—all without a marriage license. What should you do to ensure that you've provided your partner with all the powers you'd like them to have?  What Benefits Does Marriage Confer?

Were You Charged With Being A Porch Pirate? Here's What You Need To Know

It's not just during the holidays that people buy items online and have them delivered to their homes. In many cases, they aren't home to receive the package so USPS or other carriers will leave the package on their porch or doorstep. It's possible that those packages could be stolen by what has become known as a "porch pirate". If you were charged with being a porch pirate there are some things you need to know.