In re Estate of Raymond Doran (James Doran, Appellant)

Supreme Court of Vermont, No. 07-483, filed February 26, 2010

Not strictly a conservation easement decision, this opinion is worth reading as a cautionary soap opera tale of the attempted flouting of an intestate decedent’s evident wish to preserve family lands. While the decision upholds a trial court’s ruling that prevented one course of development of the [...]