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Land easement cases can be really tricky, especially when they involve local, state or federal governments. This case is between a Colorado mountain homeowner and the U.S. Forest Service, and it concerns the agreement they arrived at in a road easement access conflict so that the homeowner could cross federal land to access his property.

According to court documents, Eaden Shantay, who owns the house located at 60 Larkspur Mountain Road in Pitkin County outside of Aspen, reached a settlement in May.

The Dispute over Easement Access Rights: The Details of the Case 

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The following details were collected from local news reports and court documents:

The Resolution

The Forest Service eventually granted Shantay easement access rights, but it didn’t come without a fight:

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If you need help resolving easement access disputes or asserting your easement access rights, it's time to contact Denver Real Estate Attorney Thomas E. Downey. Since 1983, Thomas Downey and the other legal professionals at Downey & Associates, PC, have been providing individuals and businesses in the Denver Metro Area and throughout the U.S. with the highest level of legal service for their litigation, easement, property tax and real estate legal issues.

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