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When “Ocean View” Suddenly Becomes “On the Beach”: Texas Supreme Court Tackles Rolling Easements

Under Texas law, the public has an easement to access dry beaches. This easement extends landward to the vegetation line. A recent Texas Supreme Court case examined the validity of the easement when a hurricane suddenly alters the beachfront. The property owner had constructed a house behind the vegetation line in the West Beach area … Continue Reading