I’m not exactly sure where the phrase “unwritten rights” came from or who came up with the idea of unwritten conveyances in relation to surveying, boundaries and deeds, but it seems that it caught on quickly and then became a universal idea in the land surveying profession.
To extinguish an easement by adverse use, there must be an actual interruption of the easement use by the adverse claimant. It is difficult to prove the interruption of a so-called “paper easement” where the right was clearly granted but the easement area was never used for its intended purpose.
One of the most common — and erroneous — arguments contributing to the proliferation of purported corner markers representing a single corner is the idea that modern subdivision regulations and field procedures somehow supersede the more traditional legal principles relating to boundary retracement.
Officially known as the “NEXUS Gas Transmission Project and Texas Eastern Appalachian Lease Project” to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), a 255-mile, 36-inch natural gas pipeline through central and northern Ohio, parts of Michigan and Ontario, Canada, has been met with resistance and protests by a handful of landowners.