Seminar: Easements and Encroachments

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Jessica Jensen will be speaking on Easements and Encroachments at the NBI seminar “Curing Title Defects” on December 8 in Seattle. For information on this and other legal seminars, see

Potential Federal Tax Benefits of Conservation Easements

Conservation Easements are legally binding agreements that permanently restrict the development and future uses of real property in order to protect certain conservation values. The donation of a conservation easement provides the opportunity for certain federal tax benefits.  In order to take advantage of the income tax benefits, the donation must satisfy the Internal Revenue [...]

What Every Business Owner Should Know About Contracts

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1. The terms “agreement” and “contract” mean the same thing. A memo of understanding, accepted proposal and purchase order are all examples of contracts. 2. How a contract is formed. A contract is formed when there is an offer by one party which is accepted by another party and there is a mutual exchange of [...]