Category: Real Estate Law

Conservation Easements – Considerations for a Landowner

Conservation easements are a tool often used in Maine to protect open or undeveloped land. Conservation easements are employed to protect such attributes as wildlife habitat, scenic vistas, historic features, outdoor recreation, and traditional uses such as timber harvesting and agriculture.  In the forests and farmlands of Maine conservation easements can be a very attractive …

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Road Associations: Methods to Maintain Private Roads in Maine

Maine is blessed with huge amounts of private land, allowing residents and nonresidents alike to find and enjoy a little piece of the way life should be.  While the owners of these parcels may have sought them out for attributes such as scenic vistas, lake access, or just relative solitude, these parcels are often on …

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