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Black Diamond "Networking After Hours" - Worcester MA

When is your property not really your property?

Ever bought a property only to find out later that you don’t own what you think you own? Have you ever put up an expensive fence and then found out you put it on your neighbor’s property? Does your neighbor’s lot line go through the middle of the living room and you don’t even know it? What if you were planning on flipping this property quickly? Now what?

Attorney Julie McNeill specializes solely in land law, and has over 20 years of experience working with state regulatory agencies, private law firms and government contracting companies. She successfully argued at the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court regarding a zoning appeal, resulting in significant press coverage.e you ever put up an expensive fence and then found out you put it on your neighbor’s property? Does your neighbor’s lot line go through the middle of the living room and you don’t even knowit? What if you were planning on flipping this property quickly? Now what?

You will hear:

• How boundary issues occur in the first place and how to prevent them

• Why you can’t rely on the plot plan (Didn’t get a plot plan?  Really?)


• Why boundary issues may have started decades ago

• What sort of actions reveal the problems

Resolutions:

• Out of court amicable solutions

• In court solutions

• OMG solutions!

How you can own a property but not have legal access to it

Easements and how they affect your rights to the property

When to bring in a land attorney

How to check properties you own now before you go to sell them

Red flags that may tip you off to a potential issue

Julie practices in the areas of boundary and access disputes, zoning, planning, conservation, title issues and environmental approvals. 


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  • Ann B.

    Thanks to all of you who filed their taxes early enough to join us last night. Julie gave really good information and some prizes too!

    April 16, 2014

  • Vi L.

    Awesome event! I got to learn and meet a lot of people whom I could learn from. Thank you for organizing this!

    2 · April 15, 2014

  • Elizabeth

    That's FILING day. This year is a different kettle of fish so I'll try to make it.

    March 12, 2014

    • Ann B.

      I know. Bummer. We asked the IRS to move tax filing day from the 3rd Tuesday to another day, but they never answered our email. :-)

      March 12, 2014

    • Elizabeth

      Funny.... :) I try to tell all my folks that go to the Passover celebration that the 15th doesn't move. Only the dates of the Passover change. Yet they ask every year.. :)

      April 14, 2014

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