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a husband and wife are joint owners of a property, they are

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a husband and wife are joint owners of a property, they are given an easement across adjacent land. The wife subsequently inherits the property over which the right of way crosses does this extinguish the easement?

wingrovebuyer : Hello. The short answer is no - the easement benefits one parcel of the land and burdens the other, both of which parcels are owned differently, albeit one owner is the same. The benefitting land and you as a joint owners do not lose thecbenefit of the covenant.
wingrovebuyer : Sorry, easement, not covenant!
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