Maine Easements and Boundaries
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Friday, November 3, 2023
9:00 am – 4:30 pm EDT
Presented by: Knud E. Hermansen
Parts of an Easement
Legally Important Categories of Easements
- Appurtenant v. in-gross
- Public v. private
Rights Associated with Easements
- Correlative rights
- Utilities in access easements
- Use of easements
- Obstructing easements
- Eminent domain
- Common law
- Express grants
- Subdivision and sale
- Call as boundary
- Express condition
- Unity of title
Boundaries Involving Easements
- Easements boundaries
- Property boundaries in easements
Claims and Litigating Easements
- Steps in litigating an easement
- Stranger to the deed
- Prescription claims
- Improper descriptions
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6.5 CLE Hours
Continuing Education Credit Information
This webinar is open to the public and is designed to qualify for up to 6.5 PDHs for professional engineers and land surveyors in Maine for whom this subject matter is professionally relevant. Courses and providers are not subject to pre-approval in Maine.
The Maine Board of Overseers of the Bar CLE has approved this course in the live webinar format for 6.5 CLE hours. This approval does not apply to the on-demand version of this course.
Attendance will be monitored, and attendance certificates will be available after the webinar for those who attend the entire course and score a minimum 80% on the quiz that follows the course (multiple attempts allowed).
The preceding credit information only applies to the live presentation. This course in an on-demand format may not be eligible for the same credits as the live presentation; please consult your licensing board(s) to ensure that a structured, asynchronous learning format is appropriate.
Knud Hermansen, PSM, PE, Esq. (ME Only)
Dr. Hermansen is a professional land surveyor, professional engineer, and attorney at law. He earned his undergraduate degree and a Ph.D. degree in Civil Engineering from Pennsylvania State University, his M.S. degree in Surveying and Mapping from the University of Wisconsin, and a law degree from West Virginia University. He taught law, engineering, and surveying at the University of Maine, and he actively practices in the areas of land development, real estate, construction, professional liability, mediation, arbitration, and boundary location. Dr. Hermansen is the author or co-author of several articles and law reviews on surveying, land development, easements, and boundary retracement, including several Maine State Bar Association practice series.