Legal with Leah: Landowner liability, part 2

In part 2 of the landowner liability series, Ohio Farm Bureau Policy Counsel Leah Curtis looks at the instances where a landowner could be found liable for a trespassers’ injuries, explaining intentional conduct and attractive nuisance.

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Legal with Leah: Landowner liability

There are quite a few advantages of being a landowner, including tax deductions, returns on the investment and potential borrowing power. But owning land also comes with some liability. Leah Curtis explains.

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A Word from President Matt Aultman

Spring 2019 update from Darke County Farm Bureau President Matt Aultman. Information about programming, membership campaign, and resources.

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When does eminent domain apply?

Farm Bureau can help members understand the eminent domain process and point them to experienced legal counsel.

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Legal with Leah: Eminent domain

The power of eminent domain has been in the news recently because of a highly visible political candidate. Eminent domain is revisited in two four-minute Legal with Leah podcasts with Ohio Farm Bureau Director of Ag Law Leah Curtis.

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When does the ag sales tax exemption apply for ATVs?

Do ATVs and utility vehicles fall under the sales tax exemption for agriculture? It depends, according to Leah Curtis, Ohio…

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Five tips on eminent domain situations

“Appropriation,” “eminent domain,” “condemnation” and “takings” are all terms that commonly refer to the government’s ability to take property for public use. However, there are limitations on this power from both the U.S. and Ohio Constitutions, as well as safeguards in the Ohio Revised Code, that protect landowners. Here are five important things to remember if you or your land becomes involved in an eminent domain situation.

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