In July, the Appellate Division, Third Department issued a decision that dealt with lake bottoms and adverse possession. In LS Marina, LLC v ACME of Saranac, LLC, the appellate court found in favor of the marina operator and granted it summary judgment on its adverse possession claim. Here are the facts and analysis that led to that decision.

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On at least three occasions, in 1961, 1966 and 1972, the parties to  a shared driveway easement confirmed its existence in writings contained in deeds and a stand-alone written agreement.

Despite this fact,  in a recent Kings County Supreme Court decision, plaintiffs Braunsteins, neighbors to the widow of famed baseball player Gil Hodges, were denied an injunction and effectively


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