easements

ease·ment || 'iːzmənt n. easing, lessening; relief from pain; legal right to use the land of another person for a specific necessary purpose (Law); convenience, item that makes a task or situation easier

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  • easements of light, air, and view — Express or implied easements for the enjoyment of light, air, and view without obstruction by structures on the adjoining premises. 1 Am J2d Adj L §§ 89 et seq. See ancient lights …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • cross easements — Reciprocal easements created by contract, the one being granted in favor of premises of one party in consideration of a grant by such party in favor of premises of the other party …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • reciprocal easements — See mutual easements …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • urban easements — The easements belonging to property abutting on streets, including the rights that one s windows should not be darkened; that the free enjoyment of pure air should not be substantially interfered with, and that the free and usual access to the… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • equitable easements — A term frequently applied to covenants running with the land. Werner v Graham, 181 Cal 174, 183 P 945. Restrictive covenants as to the use of land or the location or character of buildings or other structures thereon are primary examples. 20 Am… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • mutual easements — Servitudes arising upon the acceptance by the grantee of a deed containing a covenant binding both grantor and grantee. McFarland v Hanley (Ky) 258 SW2d 3 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Easement — For spiral easements on railroads, see Track transition curve. Property law …   Wikipedia

  • servitude — /serr vi toohd , tyoohd /, n. 1. slavery or bondage of any kind: political or intellectual servitude. 2. compulsory service or labor as a punishment for criminals: penal servitude. 3. Law. a right possessed by one person to use another s property …   Universalium

  • Conservation easement — In the United States, a conservation easement (also called a conservation covenant or conservation restriction) is an encumbrance sometimes including a transfer of usage rights (easement) which creates a legally enforceable land preservation… …   Wikipedia

  • property law — Introduction       principles, policies, and rules by which disputes over property are to be resolved and by which property transactions may be structured. What distinguishes property law from other kinds of law is that property law deals with… …   Universalium

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