Then there are those crazy potential clients who call and argue with you. Lady owns land subject to a non-exclusive easement–or she has the easement–she’s not sure. She wants to file a temporary restraining order against her neighbors and have the judge rule that she owns the land (um, not going to happen on a TRO application). There is an access road but she doesn’t know who owns it—can’t I just tell her? (um, no, I don’t know the answer to that question just based on our telephone conversation but we could do the work to figure it out). She wants to claim adverse possession (but I thought she said that she owns the property). She said the survey is wrong–I told her that I cannot tell her that since I don’t know. This made her angry–she already told me the survey is wrong! She said I was talking in circles and she doubts that I am even a property lawyer. I suggested that she should consult with someone who she has more trust in rather than arguing with me. But even that didn’t do the trick so I had to wish her good luck and hang up. Living the dream.
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