Property

  1. Distinguishing License from Leases
    • - Whether Occupies specific, Distinct Area
    • -Degree of control over area, can owner be excluded?
    • -Non-assignable
    • -Intent of parties, language used in agreement
  2. Concurrent Estates
    • -Tenancy in common
    • -Joint tenancy
    • -Community property
    • -Severance of Joint Tenancies
  3. Marital Property
    • - Divorce
    • -Death
    • -Community property and
    • -title-based states and
    • -professional licenses, degrees, right of publicity
  4. Landlord duties and tenant remedies
    • -quiet enjoyment
    • ---beginning of lease term
    • ---during lease term
    • -constructive eviction
    • -repair and deduct
    • -Warranty of habitability
    • -implied warranty of suitability (comercial)
    • -damage measures
    • -common law tenancies and notice periods
  5. tenant breach and landlord remedies
    • -surrender and acceptance
    • -duty to mitigate
  6. Subleases and assignments
    • characterization
    • consequences
    • connecting dots covanants runing with land
    • clauses prohibiting subleases and assignments
  7. Easemaent creation
    • grant
    • reservation
    • easement v. fee
    • stranger to deed
  8. Easement scope
    interpretation and rules of construction

    • permissible use
    • location and relocation
    • maintenance
    • repairs and improvement
    • change in / increase in use
    • third-party use
  9. easement succession
    • appurtenant or in gross
    • succession to dominant estateĀ 
    • -intent
    • succession to servient estate
    • -intent
    • -notice to GFP
    • succession of in gross easement
    • -servient estate-same rules
    • -assignability of benefit
  10. Covenants: creation and validity
    • "not unreasinable"
    • public policy
    • restraints on alienation
  11. Covenants runiing with the land
    • Running requirements chart
    • not responible for new restatement
    • touch and concern
    • -physical relationship to land
    • -economic relationship to land
    • -not a violation of public policy to run

    • superiour title
    • landlord in context of covenants between lesee and sublesses
  12. Defenses to enforcement of covenants
    • change of circumstances - covenant no longer serves its intended purpose
    • -purpose can no longer be fulfilled
    • -purpose has already been met
    • relative hardship - burden out weighs benefit
  13. Nuisance
    • intentional, nontrespassory, substantial interference with the use and enjoyment of plaintiffs land
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    • remedies
    • -none
    • -injunction
    • -damages
    • -compensated injunction
  14. Zoning
    • types
    • defenses
    • -vested rights
    • -estopel
  15. Water law
    • types
    • -surface water
    • -groundwater
    • surface rights
    • -riparian rights
    • - prior appropriation
    • -hybrid
    • -goverment permitting and regulation
    • groundwater rights
    • -capture
    • -american reasonable use
    • -rest of reasonable use
    • goverment regulation and permiting
  16. adverse possession
    • Hostile/advers under claim of right
    • exclusive
    • actual
    • continuous
    • open and notorious
    • (taxes)
  17. averse possession : various twists
    • Claim of right
    • -objective
    • -subjective
    • color of title
    • tacking
    • tolling
    • prescriptive easements
    • agreed boundaries
  18. Deed descriptions
    • plats and land maps
    • metes and bounds
    • common problems with descriptions
  19. Mortgages
    mechanics of first and second mortgages and foreclosure

    right of redemption

    • form over substance
    • -sale-leasebacks
    • market sales price
    • market rents
    • market repurchase option
  20. Recording statutes
    • first in time, first in right
    • recording statutes create exceptions
    • -race
    • -notice
    • -race notice
    • purchaser for value
    • good faith/notice
    • -record notice
    • -off record notice
    • whild deeds (may be treated as not recorded)
  21. Intellectual property
    • trademarks
    • copyrights
    • rights to publicity (state law)
    • hot news
  22. trademarks
    • secondary meaning
    • likelihood of confusion
    • misappropriation
    • tarnishment
    • polarioid factors
    • fair use
    • -non trademark use
    • -descriptive of users goods
    • -used fairly and in good faith only to describe
    • abandonment
  23. copyrights
    • affixtion
    • originality
    • idea/expression dichotomy and merger
    • thinnes and standard applied
    • -substantially similar
    • -virtually identity
    • fair useĀ 
    • works for hire
    • -independent contractors
  24. Right to publicity
    • commercial misappropriation of persona
    • descendibility
    • marital property
    • First amendment/fair use
Author
popeanthony
ID
319381
Card Set
Property
Description
For the final
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