When we speak of the sale of land in the property law practice sense, we are referring to the contract entered into before the deed is drafted and executed. This is a safeguard document, the parties can fight all the fight, make all the amendments they want to make before things get permanent. The contract […]Read more "Sale of Land"
First of all, no don’t go down low, some people say I leased my property while others say I rented my property. Both are right, but as a legal somebody, you ought to know that leases are above 3 years while tenancies are 3 years and below. Now that that is out of the […]Read more "Leases"
Please don’t ask me what is up with this post title because I don’t even know what I’m tryna say other than the fact that you will understand the concept of POA more. Who is an attorney? An attorney is an agent. Who is an agent? I’m sure the answer to that is not far-fetched […]Read more "Power of attorney for kids"
In property law, the aim is not to try to remember everything and make sure it gets mentioned at some point; there is an order to things. Also there is an importance attached to each part and a vital piece of information it conveys. Side note: imagine having the above clause in a deed, well […]Read more "Anatomy of a deed"
Wow I feel like I have neglected Property Law Practice whereas, (pun intended) it was one of my favourite courses in Law School. The first thing anyone who wants to succeed in property law practice needs, is an understanding of the deed. You find it almost everywhere you turn in property law. So the deed has […]Read more "Property 101"
No we are not doing a science experiment…LOL! To determine jurisdiction or to make sure we have the right idea about it we ask three questions in this order: WHERE? Where did this matter take place/where did the bad guy strike/where is our subject matter located/where does our potential defendant live or do business? In […]Read more "More On Jurisdiction: The litmus test"
So you have probably had your orientation course and are familiar with the whole set up. Below are a few things I believe you should have at the back of your mind: Stick to the curriculum: Seriously, this is nothing like uni days where you read wide and hard, not knowing what angle the lecturers […]Read more "First things first"