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News for Real Estate Investors and Landlords — burial spaces

Family Cemetery Plots

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I just read the Alabama Supreme Court decision of Jakeman v. Lawrence Management Group. It came out in March of this year. There's nothing earth shattering about the law. It's just one of those cases that strikes you as an interesting story.  It involves rights to a family burial plot at a cemetery. In 1967, Ben Jakeman bought a family burial plot with 10 spaces. The location was important because it was right next to plots owned by Ben's mother, who was an O'Neal.  Burial in the plot was limited to Jakeman and O'Neal family members. Unfortunately, the whole cemetery...

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