Scope of Easements

Scope of Easements

Explore the scope of easements, what an easement holder may do with an easement, and what a servient holder may do without impinging on rights of the easement holder.


Welcome to Scope of Easements!

In this clip, we’ll offer a brief introduction to the general scope of easements. We’ll end the clip with a series of hypothetical examples to illustrate some of the concepts we discuss here.

I. General scope of easements 

The “scope of easement” concept governs what the easement holder may do with the easement, without violating the servient owner’s rights, and conversely what the servient owner may do with the servient estate without impinging on the...