Articles on “Easements”

A NEIGHBOR’S CONTINUED USE OF A BANK’S PARKING LOT CAN BECOME A PERMANENT RIGHT OF WAY BY PRESCRIPTIVE EASEMENT

Saturday, August 14th, 2004

The California Court of Appeal for the 2nd District in San Luis Obispo County ruled on August 5, 2004 in the case of Felgenhauer v. Soni  17 Cal. Rptr. 3d. 135 (2004), that the owner of a restaurant in Paso Robles who had deliveries made to his back door by crossing over the adjacent bank’s parking lot for more than five years acquired a prescriptive easement which could not thereafter be blocked by the bank.

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