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A Practitioner’s Guide to Understanding Interest

April 12, 2017 By Adam Leitman Bailey and Dov Treiman While prohibited in some religious traditions,1 interest is one of the most pervasive concepts in the American economy. Seemingly simple on its surface, it presents a bewildering amount of complexity as soon as one digs into its legal implications. Real Estate practitioners must know the  Full Article…


Analyzing Adverse Possession Laws and Cases of the States East of the Mississippi River

By Adam Leitman Bailey and Matthew Eichel January/February 2016 Vol. 30 No. 1 The doctrine of adverse possession, under which a party can obtain title to real property owned by another, is surprisingly uniform throughout the eastern portion of the United States despite being a state law concept. The basic elements a party must demonstrate  Full Article…


In The Spotlight: Negotiating a Rooftop Antenna Contract

By Adam Leitman Bailey and Dov Treiman As real estate values rise, building usage change, and cell phone and Internet communications become universal, wireless telecommunications companies have become popular defendants in civil court. In certain instances, owners are examining their rooftop antenna agreements to determine if they can terminate them. Many of these owners wanted  Full Article…