Florida Easements, Eminent Domain and Land/Water Access
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8:30 – 9:00 am EST
9:00 am – 12:30 pm EST
12:30 – 1:00 pm EST
1:00 – 4:40 pm EST
Identifying, Classifying and Locating Easements M.B. Adelson
What is and is not an easement
Reviewing state law on easements
Creating easements: easements by necessity, easements by use, written easements
Identifying critical distinctions between easements in gross,
easements appurtenant and prescriptive easements
Knowing when and how to terminate easements
Obstructing use of easements and determining remedies for obstruction
Understanding Riparian and Water Rights M.B. Adelson
History and development of riparian rights
Determining land boundaries near the water line
Determining access rights to surface waters
Determining rights to groundwater
Complying with regulations restricting access to and use of surface water and groundwater
Alterations and encroachments
Ethical Issues in Land Transactions and Development M.B. Adelson
Accommodating the interests of land owners and communities
Enforcing environmental protections
Local control: is it necessary and who benefits?
Trespass, Adverse Possession Z. Roth
and Other Unauthorized Access to Land
Elements of civil trespass to land
Reviewing the history of adverse possession
Maintaining a claim for adverse possession
• Statute of limitations
• Elements of a claim
Defending against a claim for adverse possession
Examining recent adverse possession cases
Eminent Domain Law S. DeGel
Understanding eminent domain powers
• Source of eminent domain powers
• History of the exercise of eminent domain powers
• Types of eminent domain “takings”
Just compensation: valuing “taken” property
Privatization of eminent domain and other current issues
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Florida Professional Engineers
8.0 FL Area of Practice CE Hours
Florida Professional Land Surveyors
8.0 CE Credits
8.0 CLE Credits
-7.0 Real Estate
Continuing Education Credit Information
This webinar is open to the public and offers 8.0 Area of Practice CE Hours to professional engineers in Florida. HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education provider for Florida professional engineers (Provider No. 0004647).
The Florida Bar has approved this course for 8.0 CLE credits for Florida attorneys, including 7.0 General Credits and 1.0 Ethics Credit. This approval includes 7.0 certification credits in Real Estate.
The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services has approved this course for 8.0 CE Credits for Florida land surveyors (course number 10222).
Completion certificates will be awarded to participants who complete this event, respond to prompts, and earn a passing score (80%) on the quiz that follows the presentation (multiple attempts allowed).
Law offices of M. B. Adelson IV, P.A.
Mr. Adelson is a Florida attorney at his firm, Law Offices of M. B. Adelson IV, P.A. His practices areas include administrative law, appellate practice, business law, civil litigation, construction, environmental law and land use, governance and rule of law, government and administrative law, mediation, real estate and wills, and trusts and estates. Mr. Adelson attended Florida State University College of Law, 1987. His law practice is based out of Tallahassee, Florida, where he is a member of The Florida Bar.
Summer E. DeGel
Attorney at GrayRobinson, P.A.
Ms. DeGel is of counsel in GrayRobinson’s Orlando office. She focuses her practice in eminent domain, inverse condemnation, real estate litigation, and property rights. Ms. DeGel has worked with hundreds of property owners on utility projects, such as natural gas pipelines and power lines (including high-voltage transmission and distribution lines) in both federal and state courts. She also works with property owners on all types of road projects and retention ponds. Recently, Ms. DeGel provided invaluable assistance in representing a large shopping center being condemned at an interchange – one of the largest eminent domain valuations in the State of Florida’s history.
Zachary R. Roth
Attorney at Ansbacher Law
Mr. Roth represents clients in a multitude of areas, including residential and commercial real property purchases and sales, real property litigation, construction defect litigation, homeowners’ and condominium association disputes, and corporate transactions and litigation. Mr. Roth is also currently the City Attorney for the City of Neptune Beach, Florida. A native of Kentucky, Mr. Roth received his bachelor’s of arts degree from Centre College in Danville, Kentucky, in 2010, graduating with honors. At Centre, Mr. Roth was a four-year letter winner in football and was named to the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Academic Honor Roll in 2006, 2007, 2008, and 2009. Mr. Roth is a graduate from Vanderbilt Law School. During law school, Mr. Roth was actively involved with intercollegiate athletics, serving as a compliance intern with the Ohio Valley Conference. Mr. Roth is Board Certified by The Florida Bar in the area of real estate.