Renting property to other individuals can often work as a successful means of generating income. However, not all professional relationships prove as successful, and landlord\-tenant disputes could cause issues. If such disagreements are not easily resolved, the possibility exists that legal action may need to be taken in hopes of clearing up the situation. Continue reading
You’ve heard of the “Superfund” environmental cleanup law. It’s called the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act, or CERCLA, and it allows the EPA to designate locations as hazardous waste sites that are uncontrolled or abandoned, set up plans to clean them up, and seek out the responsible parties for help with the cleanup. Continue reading
The partial demolition of the historic Missoula Mercantile building began in February and was already more than a third completed on March 3 — exactly a year after it was first proposed.
Land is an incredibly valuable asset for property owners across Montana. Whether you own one-quarter of an acre or tens of thousands of acres, every transaction involving that land has the potential to be complicated. One common complication that arises in real estate transactions across Montana involves boundary lines of a property. Continue reading
In some situations, a property owner may find themselves without the ability to reasonably access public lands or portions of their own land without crossing onto another person’s land. If this is the case, they may require what is known as an easement.
When an individual attains an easement, they are essentially just showing that they have an interest in using public or private land that they do not own. There are many different situations where easements may come into play for private parties and there are different types of easements for different circumstances. Continue reading