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Still in litigation after 10 years

Source: 
Land Trust Alliance
Author: 
Lorri Barrett

Two landowners challenged the accredited  Lyme Land Conservation Trust 10 years ago and the cost and tenacity of the challenge inspired the creation of Terrafirma.

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What Title Reveals that the Land Itself Cannot

Source: 
Saving Land magazine, Summer 2016
Author: 
MaryKay O’Donnell

Since 2002, MaryKay O'Donnell, Midwest program manager for the Land Trust Alliance, has taught an "all about titles" course with other experts at Rally: The National Land Conservation Conference. She has distilled that knowledge in easy-to-understand article.

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Shelter from the Storm

Source: 
Land Trust Alliance
Author: 
Meghan Mullee

They say that when it rains, it pours. This is certainly true with bitter lawsuits.

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Cutting in line

Source: 
Land Trust Alliance
Author: 
Lorri Barrett

A subordination agreement lets you cut the line in front of the bank in the case of a lien foreclosure or a bankruptcy proceeding. Without one, the bank can erase your easement and sell the property free of restriction without paying you for it.