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Category: RE Litigation

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Massachusetts SJC rules in favor of Hume Lake Christian Camp zoning appeal under the Dover Amendment

06/09/2023   |   BY Briana McCarthy

The Supreme Judicial Court finds that Hume Lake Christian Camps, Inc.’s proposed recreational vehicle park would be exempt from Monterey’s... Read More »

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When a Municipality Establishes Title by Adverse Possession, That is Not a Taking

04/18/2020   |   BY Sander A. Rikleen and Amy L. Hahn

A recent Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (“SJC”) decision highlighted the distinction between establishing rights in real estate by adverse possession... Read More »

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SJC Announces Outcome Prior to Decision, Reverses Appeals Court Decision, and Upholds Dismissal of a Zoning Appeal for Lack of Standing

03/11/2020   |   BY Sander A. Rikleen and Amy L. Hahn

The threshold question in many land use appeals is whether the appealing party has standing to object to the action... Read More »

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The Law of Lis Pendens in Massachusetts and Rhode Island

07/26/2017   |   BY Christopher R. Blazejewski and Ronald W. Ruth

If you are involved in a real estate dispute in Massachusetts or Rhode Island, it is important to know the... Read More »