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Michael Joseph Miller

Landlord-Tenant, Workers' Compensation, Family Law, Divorce, Contract
Status:  In Good Standing           

John Michael Bouslog

Landlord-Tenant, Trusts, Estate Planning, Corporate, Collection
Status:  In Good Standing           Licensed:  35 Years

Paul M. Thielking

Commercial Real Estate, Wills, Trusts, Estate Planning, Administrative Law
Status:  In Good Standing           Licensed:  47 Years

Douglas L. Struyk

Landlord-Tenant, Agriculture, Natural Resources, Corporate, Collection
Status:  In Good Standing           Licensed:  24 Years
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Douglas L. Struyk

Landlord-Tenant, Agriculture, Natural Resources, Corporate, Collection
Status:  In Good Standing           Licensed:  24 Years

Katrina Lynn Shanahan

Collection, Car Accident, Child Custody, Landlord-Tenant, Personal Injury
Status:  In Good Standing           Licensed:  5 Years

Todd Anthony Elverson

Business, Real Estate, Divorce & Family Law, Estate, Power of Attorney
Status:  In Good Standing           

Bruce Lundy Butler

Tax, Real Estate, Wills, Trusts
Status:  In Good Standing           Licensed:  39 Years

Curtis George Mc Cormick

Real Estate, Litigation, Transactions, Collection
Status:  In Good Standing           Licensed:  44 Years

Justin James Dalton

Tax, Construction, Litigation, Contract
Status:  In Good Standing           Licensed:  15 Years

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LEGAL TERMS

VIEW ORDINANCE

A law adopted by some cities or towns with desirable vistas -- such as those in the mountains or overlooking the ocean -- that protects a property owner from ha... (more...)
A law adopted by some cities or towns with desirable vistas -- such as those in the mountains or overlooking the ocean -- that protects a property owner from having his or her view obstructed by growing trees. View ordinances don't cover buildings or other structures that may block views.

EXCULPATORY CLAUSE

A provision in a lease that absolves the landlord from responsibility for all damages, injuries or losses occurring on the property, including those caused by t... (more...)
A provision in a lease that absolves the landlord from responsibility for all damages, injuries or losses occurring on the property, including those caused by the landlord's actions. Most states have laws that void exculpatory clauses in rental agreements, which means that a court will not enforce them.

MULTIPLE LISTING SERVICE (MLS)

A computer-based service that provides real estate professionals with detailed listings of most homes currently on the market. Much of the information can now b... (more...)
A computer-based service that provides real estate professionals with detailed listings of most homes currently on the market. Much of the information can now be obtained by the public through websites like www.realtor.com.

DEED IN LIEU (OF FORECLOSURE)

A means of escaping an overly burdenome mortgage. If a homeowner can't make the mortgage payments and can't find a buyer for the house, many lenders will accept... (more...)
A means of escaping an overly burdenome mortgage. If a homeowner can't make the mortgage payments and can't find a buyer for the house, many lenders will accept ownership of the property in place of the money owed on the mortgage. Even if the lender won't agree to accept the property, the homeowner can prepare a quitclaim deed that unilaterally transfers the homeowner's property rights to the lender.

BEQUEST

The legal term for personal property (anything but real estate) left in a will.

QUASI-COMMUNITY PROPERTY

A form of property owned by a married couple. If a couple moves to a community property state from a non-community property state, property they acquired togeth... (more...)
A form of property owned by a married couple. If a couple moves to a community property state from a non-community property state, property they acquired together in the non-community property state may be considered quasi-community property. Quasi-community property is treated just like community property when one spouse dies or if the couple divorces.

NOVATION

The substitution of a new contract for an old one. A novation may change one of the parties to the contract or the duties that must be performed by the original... (more...)
The substitution of a new contract for an old one. A novation may change one of the parties to the contract or the duties that must be performed by the original parties.

PRECEDENT

A legal principle or rule created by one or more decisions of a state or federal appellate court. These rules provide a point of reference or authority for judg... (more...)
A legal principle or rule created by one or more decisions of a state or federal appellate court. These rules provide a point of reference or authority for judges deciding similar issues in later cases. Lower courts must apply these rules when faced with similar legal issues. For example, if the Montana Supreme Court decides that a certain type of employment contract overly restricts the right of the employee to quit and get another job, all other Montana courts must apply this same rule.

ESTATE

Generally, all the property you own when you die.