Strollo v. Iannantuoni

734 A.2d 144 (1999)

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Strollo v. Iannantuoni

Connecticut Appellate Court
734 A.2d 144 (1999)

  • Written by Rose VanHofwegen, JD
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Facts

Roger Strollo (plaintiff) claimed that his land lacked access and sought an easement by necessity across land owned by his neighbor Marie Iannantuoni (defendant). The trial court found that historically, Strollo’s land had been used only for agriculture. However, Strollo wanted to put a subdivision on his land and needed a 50-foot easement to do so. The trial court granted only a 20-foot wide easement as sufficient to allow a reasonable, beneficial use of the land. Strollo appealed, seeking a 50-foot easement.

Rule of Law

Issue

Holding and Reasoning (O’Connell, C.J.)

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