Wyoming counties may only restrict land use pursuant to zoning. The property in this February 2021 Wyoming Supreme Court case was not zoned. The Laramie County Planning Commission therefore exceeded its statutory authority when it used its comprehensive land use plan and the site plan review process to deny the use of land.
How to title your trust assets for protection.
Where there are joint owners of an account, the burden is on the non-debtor account owner to prove what funds are not subject to execution.
Please be aware of the limited use of a durable power of attorney for estate planning and incapacity planning--this tool is not always the best tool for the job.
My property has covenants--do I still have an easement? The Wyoming Supreme Court issued an opinion May 6, 2020 regarding the relationship between easements and covenants in a case called Gayhart, Trustee of the Gayhart Trust and Corsi. The reason this may be of interest to property owners wi...
How is capacity defined in Wyoming for estate planning?
Balancing how I wish to make my trust and the benefit of the beneficiaries.
There are several qualifications a person should have before you appoint them to be your Personal Representative.
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What do the types of ownership of real property mean, and how should my conveyance documents be created: tenancy by the entirety, tenants in common or joint tenants with right of survivorship?
If having trouble keeping up with your mortgage payments is a concern right now because of the uncertainty at least for the short term, here are some tips. 1. Don't ignore letters from your lender. The first notices you will receive will offer good information about foreclosure prevention opt...
A recent Wyoming Supreme Court opinion, in the April 2019 term, the Everston case (1029 WY 84), identified three purposes for a proposed decanting of a trust: (1) allowing Trust property to continue to be enjoyed by the Settlor's intended beneficiaries with favorable transfer tax and asset prote...