Authored by: Jeffrey S. Johnson and Kristin N. Blenkush Introduction For the uninitiated, commencing negotiations on a complex charter school lease can be overwhelming. These materials are intended to provide a basic overview of some of the most important provisions likely to be found in a charter school lease. Leasing Guidelines Specific to Charter Schools Because charter schools may not use state money to purchase land or buildings (Minn. Stat. § 124D.11, Subd. 7), gaining an understanding of basic leasing concepts is important. In addition to the general education revenue provided to charter schools, charter schools may be entitled to..
With the increased demand for cell towers, more and more land owners are being approached by wireless providers to lease property for the construction and operation of a cell tower on a portion of a land owner’s property. If you are a land owner who is considering leasing property to a wireless provider, or if you have been approached by a wireless provider to lease some property for purposes of a cell tower, you need to understand the implications of a cell tower lease on your property, protect your rights, and minimize your liability. Kristi Riley of the Barna..
Summer 2010 In Brief by Angela Samec When a unit of government (i.e. a state, county or city) takes real property, certain rules must be followed with respect to occupants of that real property. Minnesota has adopted the Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition Policies Act of 1970 as controlling law with regards to relocation rights. See Minnesota Statutes Section 117.52. Displaced tenants have a variety of rights, including the right to: (i) a general information notice regarding the displacement.; (ii) advisory services as to the displaced tenant’s rights; (iii)advisory services as to relocation opportunities; (iv) notices to vacate..
By Timothy D. Erb In Brief Newsletter Fall 2006 In the past, when a buyer wanted to investigate the title to real estate, a call to his or her attorney was likely necessary. Today, there are two methods to investigate a title to real estate: hiring an attorney or using a title insurance company. Title insurance is very similar to an opinion of an attorney in that it provides an opinion as to the status of the title. However, title insurance also creates a way to make a claim on the policy if the opinion of the title company is..
Proper Use And Benefits Of The Commercial Unlawful Detainer The legal action of “unlawful detainer” is brought for the purpose of removing a tenant who is in breach of a lease agreement. The breach can be the nonpayment of rent and operating expenses, or could be any breach of a lease such as a tenant who is using and improperly disposing of hazardous chemicals or due to a prohibited use of the space. The unlawful detainer entitles the landlord to a “writ of restitution” or return of the property. Self-help eviction of a tenant without an unlawful detainer is not..