October 19, 2020 | Articles

Back in March of this year, I published an article about how relocation agents and agencies are increasingly met with the threat of legal action. That article argued that relocation agents and agencies are not the proper target of litigation.

October 19, 2020 | Articles

t the heart of every business relocation is the inventory and review of all on site property. Central to the relocation process is analysis of whether the material found on site is personal property, or whether it can be considered a “fixture.” It makes the relocation agent’s job more difficult that the demarcation between personal property and fixtures is not a bright line.

October 13, 2020 | Podcast Episodes

Your hosts examine challenging relocations in infrastructure projects, the effects of fixtures on relocations as well as surprise movie endings and...oh, yeah, childhood fears! (Is anyone else afraid of being eaten by a shark in a back yard swimming pool? I didn't think so.)

October 13, 2020 | Podcast Episodes

Kristen reveals her craziest encounters while clearing a right of way.  Let's just say there were lots of snakes, a strip club, cat hoarders, and uhmmmm....dogs which were not house trained.  At all.  See who would play your hosts in a movie and weigh in on the most pressing question of all:  Kid Rock or… There's MoreAndrea Carolan Returns from the Land Down Under! (Part 2 of 2)

October 6, 2020 | Podcast Episodes

Eminent domain rock star Rob Thomas returns for part two of his interview. Topics include whether a ban on uranium mining constituted a taking, Snakes on a Plane, favorite eminent domain songs, and the value of blogging in your profession.

September 29, 2020 | Podcast Episodes

Hawaii inverse condemnation lawyer and William and Mary Law School adjunct professor Rob Thomas joins your hosts to discuss recording his classic single "Smooth" with Carlos Santana, whether the COVID moratoriums on evictions constitute a taking, and his favorite flavor of SPAM! (Don't act like you don't love SPAM.) This is the first of two… There's MoreAndrea Carolan Returns from the Land Down Under! (Part 2 of 2)

September 22, 2020 | Podcast Episodes

In this lighthearted episode, your hosts examine the true meaning of several words associated with the practice of eminent domain and some common popular misconceptions about those words. Kristen and Dave celebrate The Californians (from SNL), while Ross introduces Kristen to Idiocracy. What about Ghost Busters, The Carpenters and Jimmy Buffet? And who can spell… There's MoreAndrea Carolan Returns from the Land Down Under! (Part 2 of 2)

September 15, 2020 | Podcast Episodes

Charlie Nobles joins your hosts to discuss the challenges he faced when taking over as CEO of the International Right of Way Association during the COVID crisis. Thankfully, he still finds time to weigh in on issues that only a true Californian can address. Who was Van Halen's better lead singer: Sammy or Dave? Is… There's MoreAndrea Carolan Returns from the Land Down Under! (Part 2 of 2)

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