Tag Archives: Subjective Intent

Chaplin v. Sanders – Case Review

Chaplin v. Sanders is without doubt the most important adverse possession case in Washington state.[1] It is a case stacked high with facts supporting the claimants of adverse possession.[2] But, there was a legal snag which gave it legs for appeal to the Washington Supreme Court. Essentially, there was a break in the chain of … Continue Reading

Good Faith: Then & (Hopefully) Now

Yesterday, I had the pleasure of testifying in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee regarding ESHB 1026. In that testimony and in my follow-up answers to questions posed by Judiciary Committee Chairman Senator Adam Kline (D) – 37th Legislative District and Senator Mike Carrell (R) – 28th Legislative District, I advocated for the addition of a Good Faith Element … Continue Reading