There is a 15ft wide easement across my property to reach another property. Our new neighbors say they “own” the 15ft and they can “do anything they want to with it including pave it and we can’t do a thing about it.” How can an attorney help us?

Under the law, an easement is the right to use the property of another for a specific purpose. An easement may be given in a deed,

Attorney for Easement Disputes

Attorney for Easement Disputes

obtained by necessity of use, or acquired through adverse possession. In Florida, an easement is usually granted by the title-holding landowner by means of a written agreement, deed, or deed reservation.

It is important for homeowners, businesses, and landowners to understand whether a piece of property you own, or may be interested in acquiring, is affected by easements. It is critical for property owners to utilize the guidance of an attorney in order to appropriately interpret the easement documents and how the right to use the easements may be applied.

The Bouis Law Firm assists homeowners and commercial property landowners in disputes with adjacent landowners or third parties over right-of-way and easement issues. These disputes include:

  • Ascertaining location and layout of express or implied easements
  • Clarifying ambiguous easement descriptions in deeds, deed reservations, etc.
  • Managing disputes regarding scope of use for rights of way and easements
  • Managing petitions of overuse or overburdening of rights of way and easements
  • Restrictive access over easements and rights of way
  • Negotiating relocation of rights of way and easements
  • Refining or amending easement descriptions
  • Creating easements by estoppels, easements by necessity, or implied easements

When you are facing a dispute over an easement or boundary issue on or near your property, the Bouis Law Firm will protect your rights. Please contact us today for a FREE consultation.


We serve clients in all of the Tampa Bay region and the surrounding areas, including:

Hillsborough County Pinellas County Pasco County
Manatee County Sarasota County Citrus County
Hernando County Polk County Hardee County


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