The legal description may be the most important detail.
The legal description of an easement and the underlying property should be clearly identified. The clearest way to do this is to identify the properties by their legal descriptions. Obtaining a survey of the property is prudent, even when there is an existing survey. This video discusses the importance of the legal description, access to the easement, and terms and considerations.
Alaina King Benford
Jordan, Lynch & Cancienne PLLC
- Energy and Infrastructure Partner in the litigation boutique Jordan, Lynch & Cancienne PLLC
- Has represented international energy companies, government, and landowners in more than 100 eminent domain and condemnation matters in all phases of condemnation including trial and appeal
- Has advocated for clients in 50+ three-panel special commissioners evidentiary hearings
- Part of a small group of lawyers in Texas who specialize in representing condemning entities involved in acquiring easements, property, and rights-of-way for large projects involving pipelines, water pipelines, and transportation projects such as light rail, utilities, drainage systems, and levees
- Frequent speaker on eminent domain, condemnation law, the right to take, and easement construction and negotiation
- Member of the International Right of Way Association, American Bar Association, Litigation Counsel of America, and State Bar of Texas
- Can be contacted at 832-687-0220 or [email protected]
All of your training, right here at Lorman.
Pay once and get a full year of unlimited training in any format, any time!
- Live Webinars
- OnDemand Webinars
- MP3 Downloads
- Course Manuals
- Audio Recordings*
- Executive Reports
- White Papers and Articles
- Sponsored Live Webinars
Additional benefits include:
- State Specific Credit Tracker
- Members Only Newsletter
- All-Access Pass Course Concierge
* For audio recordings you only pay shipping
Questions? Call 877-296-2169 to speak with a real person.