Recent Law Court Decision held that an easement in gross is assignable:
Timothy P. O'Donovan v. John A. McIntosh, Jr. v. Susan Huggins 728 A.2d 681 (Me. 1999). Supreme Judicial Court of Maine. Developer brought action against grantor and grantee seeking declaration concerning developer's right to purchase and sell easement across grantee's land. The Superior Court, Cumberland County, Cole., J., entered summary judgment for grantee. Grantor developer appealed. The Supreme Judicial Court, Dana, Jr., held that grantor held assignable easement in gross over grantee's property; abrogating O'Neill v. Williams 527 A.2d 322.
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