ASSUME THAT YOU ARE MARTIN’S ATTORNEY, AS WELL AS HIS BROTHER OR SISTER IN CHRIST. LOOKING AT THE SITUATION FROM BOTH A LEGAL AND A SPIRITUAL PERSPECTIVE, GIVE MARTIN
Assume that you are Martin’s attorney, as well as his brother or sister in Christ. Looking at the situation from both a legal and a spiritual perspective, give Martin your best assessment of his legal rights in connection with the various property law issues that he has encountered, as well as your best advice as to how he should handle the situations.
In connection with this assignment, you may want to research the following legal concepts and incorporate what you find in your thread if you consider them relevant:
Joint tenancy with right of survivorship;
Adverse Possession (sometimes called prescription);
Eminent Domain; Bailments;See, e.g., Kelo v. New London, 545 U.S. 469 (2005).
Good Faith Purchasers for Value; and
Any other legal concepts you believe may be relevant.