“Project 70” refers to the Project 70 Land Acquisition and Borrowing Act passed into Pennsylvania law in 1964. This guide reviews the legal limits on the use and disposition of lands acquired via Project 70. 5 pages.
Jul 18, 2012
A long-time trespasser may gain ownership of land by using it with no documented challenge for 21 years. Landowners can avoid this threat with some good, basic practices.
Jun 08, 2021
The documents provided here were touched on at the 10/28/16 seminar on "Drafting Easement Documents to Minimize Stewardship Pain: 21 Crucial Decisions"
Aug 21, 2018
The American Rescue Plan (ARP) provides $6.15 billion to Pennsylvania counties, townships, boroughs, and cities. Some of these dollars will backfill lost tax revenue, but for most if not all local governments, a lot of money is available for new community investments. The contents of this 8-page opinion letter produced for WeConservePA will help guide local government officials regarding American Rescue Plan spending.
Oct 19, 2021
This restatement is not statutory law but common law, which is court made law as result of prior court opinions.
Oct 29, 2015
An April 1904 article published in The American Law Register of the University of Pennsylvania Department of Law. Included is a summary of the history of philanthropy.
Aug 30, 2015
Trees benefit us all; they can also bring conflict. This guide provides legal insights on typical neighbor disputes and responsibilities concerning trees near property lines. It reviews roles and responsibilities regarding trees in public rights of way. The guide also addresses the issues of liability for injury as well as the damages a court might award for cutting down or harming someone else’s trees. (Print version of WeConservePA guide)
Jan 13, 2022