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Nebraska Cases
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A
101 Ranch v. U.S., 905 F.2d 180 (8th Cir. 1990).
Definition - Littoral Land
Definition - Riparian Land
Riparian Rights - Navigable Watercourses
Riparian Rights - Reliction
Riparian Rights
Riparian Rights - Submergence
Agnew v. City of Pawnee City, 79 Neb. 603, 113 N.W. 236 (1907).
Abandonment
Alexander Hamilton Life Insurance Co. v. Virgin Islands, 757 F.2d 534 (3rd Cir. 1985).
Riparian Rights
Anderson v. Cumpston, 258 Neb. 891, ___ N.W.2d ___ (2000).
Definition - Avulsion
Definition - Thread of the Channel
Riparian Rights - Avulsion
Riparian Rights - Boundary Follows Channel
Application of Central Neb. Public Power & Irrigation Dist., 138 Neb. 742, 295 N.W. 386 (1941).
Riparian Rights - Converse of Streams
Aro Inv. Co. v. City of Omaha, 179 Neb. 569, 139 N.W.2d 349 (1966).
Dedication - Acceptance of
Dedication - by Acts
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Bahn v. Raikes, 160 Neb. 503, 70 N.W.2d 507 (1955).
Riparian Rights - Boundary Follows Channel
Ballard v. Hansen, 33 Neb. 861, 51 N.W.295 (1892).
Adverse Possession - Hostile
Banner County v. Young, 184 Neb. 546, 169 N.W.2d 280 (1969).
Dedication - Acceptance of
Highway - Establish
Barnes v. Milligan, 196 Neb. 50, 241 N.W.2d 508 (1976).
Adverse Possession - Elements of
Barnes v. Milligan, 200 Neb. 450, 264 N.W.2d 186 (1978).
Adverse Possession - Land Used Continuously
Adverse Possession - Motives
Adverse Possession - Occupy With Intent to own
Barry v. Deloughrey, 47 Neb. 354, 66 N.W. 410 (1896).
Highway - Establish
Barry v. Wittmersehouse, 212 Neb. 909, 327 N.W.2d 33 (1982).
Evidence - Plats
Baty v. Elrod, 66 Neb. 735, 92 N.W. 1032 (1902), aff'd, 66 Neb. 744, 97 N.W. 343 (1903).
Boundaries - Determine from Evidence
Evidence - Expert Witnesses
Bear v. United States, 611 F.Supp. 589 (D.C. Neb. 1985), aff'd, 810 F.2d 153 (8th Cir. 1987).
Riparian Rights - Accretion
Riparian Rights - Reliction
Belgum v. City of Kimball, 163 Neb. 774, 81 N.W.2d 205 (1957).
Dedication - Common Law Distinction
Dedication - Effect of Vacating -- Dedicate Street
Bennett v. Evans, 161 Neb. 807, 74 N.W.2d 728 (1956).
Easements - Implied
Benson v. Daly, 38 Neb. 155, 56 N.W. 788 (1893).
Boundaries - Establish by Agreement and Acquiescence
Beren Corp. v. Spader, 198 Neb. 677, 255 N.W.2d 247 (1977).
Adverse Possession - Quiet Title
Conveyance - Legal Description
Berglund v. Sisler, 210 Neb. 258, 313 N.W.2d 679 (1981).
Adverse Possession - Elements of
Adverse Possession - Motives
Bibow v. Gerrard, 209 Neb. 10 , 306 N.W.2d 148 (1981).
Government Corners - Rule for Locating
Bock v. Potterfield, 80 Neb. 523, 114 N.W. 597 (1908).
Boundary Disputes - Evidence
Bode v. Flobert Indus., Inc., 197 Neb. 488, 249 N.W.2d 750 (1977), rev'd on other grounds, 211 Neb. 757, 320 N.W.2d 463 (1982).
Adverse Possession - Quiet Title
Bonelli Cattle Co. v. U.S., 414 U.S. 313, 94 S.Ct. 517 (1973), overruled on other grounds, Oregon ex rel. State Land Board v. Corvallis Sand & Gravel Co., 429 U.S. 353, 97 S.Ct. 582 (1977).
Riparian Rights - Navigable Watercourses
Riparian Rights - Submergence
Booth v. Wilkinson, 195 Neb. 730, 240 N.W.2d 578 (1976).
Conveyance - Intent of Parties Prevail
Bredehoft v. County of Platte, 167 Neb. 603, 94 N.W.2d 18 (1959).
Road Width
Breiner v. Holt County, 7 Neb.App. 132, 581 N.W.2d 89 (1998).
Abandonment
Dedication - Through Prescription
Easements - Elements to Prove a Prescriptive Right
Highways
Public Highways and Roads
Trespass
Brooks v. Stanley, 66 Neb. 826, 92 N.W. 1013 (1902).
Boundaries - Trees and Hedges
Brummond v. Vogel, 184 Neb. 415, 168 N.W.2d 24 (1969).
Riparian Rights - Upstream Use of Water
Burk v. Diers, 102 Neb. 721, 169 N.W.2d 263.
Dedication - Permissive Use of Land
Burket v. Krimlofski, 167 Neb. 45, 91 N.W.2d 57 (1958).
Adverse Possession - Accretion
Definition - Island
Riparian Rights - Accretion to an Island
Riparian Rights - Reliction
Burkhardt v. Cihlar, 149 Neb. 712, 32 N.W.2d 197 (1948).
Dedication - Width of Dedication
Butts v. Hale, 157 Neb. 334, 59 N.W.2d 583 (1953).
Dedication - Knowledge and Acquiescence
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Carpenter v. Fager, 188 Kan. 234, 361 P.2d 861 (1961).
Boundaries - Easements
Carter v. State Dept. of Roads, 198 Neb. 519, 254 N.W.2d 390 (1977).
Conveyance - Intent
Highways
Chalen v. Cialino, 206 Neb. 106, 291 N.W.2d 256 (1980).
Easements by Prescription - Creation
Chicago, B. & Q. R. Co. v. Douglas County, 1 Neb. (Unoff.) 247, 95 N.W. 339 (1901).
Trespass
Christensen v. City of Tekamah, 432 N.W.2d 798, 230 Neb. 576 (1988).
Conveyance - Metes and Bounds
City of McCook v. Red Willow County, 133 Neb. 380, 275 N.W.2d 396 (1937).
Dedication - Permissive Use of Land
City of Omaha v. Douglas County, 125 Neb. 640, 251 N.W. 262 (1933).
Dedication - Through Prescription
City of Scottsbluff v. Kennedy, 141 Neb. 728, 4 N.W.2d 878 (1942).
Adverse Possession - Irregular Tracts
Dedication - Parol, Implied by Acts, by Time
Dedication - Permissive Use of Land
Clark v. Thornburg, 66 Neb. 717, 92 N.W. 1056 (1902).
Boundaries - Acquiescence
Boundaries - Establish by Agreement and Acquiescence
Boundaries - Establish by Agreement
Boundaries - Establish by Acquiescence
Evidence - Field Notes
Close v. Swanson, 64 Neb. 389, 89 N.W. 1043 (1902).
Dedication - Acceptance of
Cofer v. Kuhlmann, 214 Neb. 341, 333 N.W.2d 905 (1983).
Adverse Possession - Land Used Continuously
Riparian Rights - Avulsion
Riparian Rights - Thread of the Channel
Commissioners of Land Office of State of Oklahoma v. United States, 270 F. 110 (1920).
Riparian Rights - Boundary Follows Channel
Conkey v. Anderson Farms, Inc., 205 Neb. 708, 289 N.W.2d 541 (1980).
Boundaries - Common Property
Conkey v. Knudsen, 141 Neb. 517, 4 N.W.2d 290, vacated, 143 Neb. 5, 8 N.W.2d 538 (1943).
Riparian Rights - Accretion and Reliction
Conkey v. Knudsen, 143 Neb. 5, 8 N.W.2d 538 (1943).
Definition - Accretion
Definition - Avulsion
Definition - Batture
Riparian Rights - Accretion
Riparian Rights - Reliction
Riparian Rights - Thread of Stream
Converse v. Kenyon, 178 Neb. 151, 132 N.W.2d 334 (1965).
Adverse Possession - Establish Boundary Line
Adverse Possession - Elements of
Adverse Possession - Mistaken Boundary
Boundaries - Surveys
Coy v. Miller, 31 Neb. 348, 47 N.W. 1046 (1891).
Government Corners
Crawford Co. v. Hathaway, 67 Neb. 325, 93 N.W. 781 (1903).
Riparian Rights
Cunningham v. Covalt, 204 Neb. 512, 283 N.W.2d 53 (1979).
Evidence - Secondary Evidence
Cunningham v. Stice, 181 Neb. 299, 147 N.W.2d 921 (1967).
Adverse Possession - Elements of
Adverse Possession - Mistaken Boundary
Curren v. All Persons Having or Claiming Any Interest in Certain Real Estate, 149 Neb. 477, 31 N.W.2d (1948).
Definition - Thread of the Channel
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Dartmouth College v. Rose, 172 Neb. 764, 112 N.W.2d 256 (1961).
Definition - Reliction
Davco Realty Co. v. Picnic Foods, Inc., 198 Neb. 193, 252 N.W.2d 142 (1997).
Abandonment
Deloughery v. Lapsley, 110 Neb. 105, 193 N.W. 109 (1923).
Highway - Establish
Donovan v. Union Pacific Railroad Co., 104 Neb. 364, 177 N.W. 159 (1920).
Dedication - Width of Dedication
Dowd v. City of Omaha, Douglas County, 2 Neb. App. 958, 520 N.W.2d 549 (1994).
Boundaries - Easements
Conveyance - Metes and Bounds
Conveyance - Streets and Alleys
Dugan v. Jensen, 244 Neb. 937, 510 N.W.2d 313 (1994).
Adverse Possession - Elements of
Adverse Possession - Evidence
Adverse Possession - Land Used Continuously
Adverse Possession - Motives
Adverse Possession - Quiet Title
Trespass
Dunnick v. Stockgrowers Bank of Marmouth, 191 Neb. 370, 215 N.W.2d 93 (1974).
Evidence - Easements
Durfee v. Keiffer, 168 Neb. 272, 95 N.W.2d 618 (1959).
Definition - Reliction
Riparian Rights - Accretion to an Island
Riparian Rights - Avulsion
Riparian Rights - Boundary Follows Channel
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Egan v. Light, 4 Neb. Unof. 127, 93 N.W. 859 (1903).
Boundaries - Establish by Agreement
Elsasser v. Szymanski, 163 Neb. 65, 77 N.W.2d 815 (1956).
Boundaries - Establish by Acquiescence
Boundaries - Establish by Action in Equity
Boundaries
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F&J Enterprises, Inc. v. DeMontigny, 6 Neb.App. 259, 573 N.W.2d 153 (1997).
Adverse Possession - Elements of
Adverse Possession - Land Used Continuously
Adverse Possession - Motives
Easements - Elements to Prove a Prescriptive Right
Fiese v. Sitorius, 247 Neb. 227, 526 N.W.2d 86 (1995).
Easements - Avigation
Easements by Prescription - Creation
Fitzgerald v. Brewster, 31 Neb. 51, 47 N. W. 475 (1890).
Adverse Possession - Motives
Flobert Indus. v. Stuhr, 216 Neb. 389, 343 N.W.2d 917 (1984).
Trespass
Frank v. Smith, 138 Neb. 382, 293 N.W. 329 (1940).
Definition - Accretion
Riparian Rights - Accretion and Reliction
Riparian Rights - Reliction
Franz v. Nelson, 183 Neb. 137, 158 N.W.2d 606 (1968).
Trespass
Fritsch v. Hilton Land & Co., 245 Neb. 469, 513 N.W.2d 534 (1994).
Evidence - Easements
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George Rose Sodding & Grading Co., Inc. v. City of Omaha, 187 Neb. 683, 193 N.W.2d 556 (1972), appeal on remand, 190 Neb. 12, 205 N.W.2d 655 (1973).
Trespass
Georgetowne Ltd. Part. v. Geotechnical Servs., 230 Neb. 22, 430 N.W.2d 32 (1988).
Definition - Profession
Giger v. City of Omaha, 232 Neb. 676, 442 N.W.2d 182 (1989).
Riparian Rights - Boundary Follows Channel
Gill v. Lydick, 40 Neb. 508, 59 N.W. 104 (1894).
Riparian Rights - Accretion Caused by Water
Gozee v. Grant, 81 Neb. 597, 116 N.W. 508 (1908).
Boundaries - Establish by Agreement
Growney v. C M H Real Estate Co., 195 Neb. 398, 238 N.W.2d 240 (1976).
Government Corners - Rule for Locating
Gustin v. Scheele, 250 Neb. 269, 549 N.W.2d 135 (1996).
Adverse Possession - Establish Boundary Line
Adverse Possession - Elements of
Adverse Possession - Notorious
Adverse Possession - Quiet Title
Public Highways and Roads
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Hadley v. Ideus, 220 Neb. 878, 374 N.W.2d 231 (1985).
Adverse Possession - Elements of
Hakanson v. Manders, 158 Neb. 397, 63 N.W.2d 436 (1954).
Boundaries - Establish by Acquiescence
Haney v. Hewitt, 105 Neb. 746, 181 N.W.861 (1921).
Riparian Rights - Subsequently Formed Islands
Hardt v. Eskam, 218 Neb. 81, 352 N.W. 2d 583 (1984).
Adverse Possession - Elements of
Adverse Possession - Land Used Continuously
Trespass
Hardt v. Orr, 142 Neb. 460, 6 N.W.2d 589 (1942).
Conveyance - Riparian Land
Definition - Thread of the Channel
Riparian Rights - Subsequently Formed Islands
Riparian Rights - Own Soil to Thread of Stream
Riparian Rights
Riparian Rights - Thread of the Channel
Riparian Rights - Thread of Stream
Hartwig v. Berggren, 179 Neb. 718, 140 N.W.2d 22 (1966).
Definition - Geographic Centerline
Riparian Rights - Accretion to an Island
Riparian Rights - Meander Lines
Hausner v. Melia, 212 Neb. 764, 325 N.W.2d 31 (1982).
Boundaries - Acquiescence
Boundaries - Establish by Agreement
Boundaries - Establish by Acquiescence
Boundaries
Heider v. Kautz, 165 Neb. 649, 87 N.W.2d (1958).
Definition - Thread of the Channel
Riparian Rights - Accretion to an Island
Hengen v. Hengen, 211 Neb. 276, 318 N.W.2d 269 (1982).
Easements - Implied
Henry v. Ward, 49 Neb. 392, 68 N.W. 518 (1896).
Trespass
Higgins v. Adelson, 131 Neb. 820, 270 N.W. 502 (1936).
Definition - Thread of the Channel
Riparian Rights - Own Soil to Thread of Stream
Riparian Rights
Riparian Rights - Thread of the Channel
Hillary Corp. v. United States Cold Storage, Inc., 250 Neb. 397, 550 N.W.2d 889 (1996).
Abandonment
Easements - Implied
Hogue v. Burgois, 71 N.W.2d 47 (N.D. 1955).
Riparian Rights - Submergence
Hoke v. Welsh, 162 Neb. 831, 77 N.W.2d 659 (1956).
Conveyance - Reference to Second Document
Definition - Monument
Holst v. Streitz, 16 Neb. 219, 20 N.W. 307 (1884).
Boundaries - Plat Conflicts with Survey
Horkey v. Schriner, 215 Neb. 498, 340 N.W.2d 1 (1983).
Adverse Possession - Establish Boundary Line
Adverse Possession - Evidence
Boundaries - Fences
Trespass
Howard v. Brown, 37 Neb. 902, 56 N.W. 713 (1893).
Highway - Establish
Hurn v. Alter, 80 Neb. 183, 113 N.W. 986 (1907).
Evidence - Improvements
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In re Central Nebraska Public Power & Irrigation District, 138 Neb. 742, 295 N.W. 386 (1941).
Riparian Rights - Subsequently Formed Islands
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Jaynes v. Omaha Street Railway Co., 53 Neb. 631, 74 N.W. 67 (1898).
Dedication - Fee Held in Public Trust
Johnk v. Union P. R. Co., 99 Neb. 763, 157 N.W. 918 (1916).
Riparian Rights - Upstream Use of Water
Johnson v. Airport Auth., 173 Neb. 801, 115 N.W.2d 426 (1962).
Easements - Avigation
Johnson v. Mays, 216 Neb. 890, 346 N.W.2d 401 (1984).
Easements - Implied
Johnson v. Preston, 9 Neb. 474, 4 N.W. 83 (1880).
Evidence - Secondary Evidence
Jones v. Schmidt, 170 Neb. 351, 102 N.W.2d 640 (1960).
Adverse Possession - Land Used Continuously
Adverse Possession - Quiet Title
Definition - Reliction
Jurgens v. Wiese, 151 Neb. 549, 38 N.W.2d 261 (1949).
Boundaries - Common Property
Boundaries - Trees and Hedges
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Kelley v. Long, 3 Neb. App. 467, 529 N.W. 2d 72 (1995).
Adverse Possession - Elements of
Adverse Possession - Quiet Title
Kennedy v. Gottschalk, 138 Neb. 842, 295 N.W. 813 (1941).
Boundaries - Establish by Acquiescence
Definition - Acquiescence
Kimes v. Libby, 87 Neb. 113, 126 N.W. 869 (1910).
Boundaries - Establish by Agreement
Kinkead v. Turgeon, 74 Neb. 580, 109 N.W. 744 (1906).
Riparian Rights
Riparian Rights - Thread of Stream
Kissinger v. State, 123 Neb. 856, 244 N.W. 794 (1932).
County Surveyor - Duties
Kittell v. Jensen, 37 Neb. 685, 56 N.W. 487 (1893).
Boundaries - Determine from Evidence
Kiwanis Club Found. v. Yost, 179 Neb. 598, 139 N.W.2d 359 (1966).
Riparian Rights - Upstream Use of Water
Kluck v. Mentzer, 217 Neb. 8, 347 N.W.2d 306 (1984).
Riparian Rights - Boundary Follows Channel
Knight v. Denman, 64 Neb. 814, 90 N.W. 863 (1902).
Adverse Possession - Land Used Continuously
Knoll v. Randolph, 3 Neb. 599, 92 N.W. 195 (1902).
Evidence - Field Notes
Koviak v. Union Electric Company, 442 S.W.2d 934 (Mo. 1969).
Boundaries - Easements
Kraft v. Mettenbrink, 5 Neb.App. 344, 559 N.W.2d 503 (1997).
Adverse Possession - Elements of
Adverse Possession - Mistaken Boundary
Adverse Possession - Notorious
Adverse Possession - Occupy With Intent to own
Boundaries - Acquiescence
Boundaries - Surveys
Krimlofski v. Matters, 174 Neb. 774, 119 N.W.2d 501 (1963).
Riparian Rights - Accretion to an Island
Krueger v. Jenkins, 59 Neb. 641, 81 N.W. 844 (1900).
Public Highways and Roads
Krumwiede v. Rose, 177 Neb. 570, 129 N.W.2d 491 (1964).
Riparian Rights - Accretion
Riparian Rights - Accretion and Reliction
Riparian Rights - Accretion to an Island
Riparian Rights - Reliction
Kubicek v. Kubicek, 186 Neb. 802, 186 N.W.2d 923 (1971).
Conveyance - Legal Description
Kunz v. Bornemeier, 170 Neb. 463, 102 N.W.2d 842 (1960).
Highway - Establish
Public Highways and Roads
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L. Robert Kimball Consulting Engineers, Inc. v. Ryan, 195 Neb. 677, 240 N.W.2d 40 (1976).
Land Survey - By Electronic Means
Lammers v. Nissen, 4 Neb. 245 (1876).
Definition - Accretion
Lancaster County, ex rel. Rosewell v. Graham, 120 Neb. 785, 235 N.W. 338 (1931).
Highway - Establish by Prescription
Lawyers Title Ins. Corp. v. Hoffman, 245 Neb. 507, 513 N.W.2d 521 (1994).
Definition - Profession
Layher v. Dove, 207 Neb. 736, 301 N.W.2d 90 (1981).
Adverse Possession - Exact Description of Property
Adverse Possession - Quiet Title
Boundaries - Surveys
Boundaries
Leu v. Littell, 2 Neb. App. 323, 513 N.W.2d 24 (1993).
Easements - Elements to Prove a Prescriptive Right
Evidence - Easements
Highways
Highway - Establish by Prescription
Public Highways and Roads
Linch v. Nichelson, 178 Neb. 67, 134 N.W.2d 796 (1965).
Adverse Possession - Quiet Title
Boundaries
Lippire v. Eckel, 178 Neb. 643, 134 N.W.2d 796 (1965).
Conveyance - Intent of Parties Prevail
Littlejohn v. Fink, 109 Neb. 282, 190 N.W. 1020 (1922).
Boundaries - Subdivision of Section
Luchsinger v. Loup River Public Power Dist., 140 Neb. 179, 299 N.W. 549 (1941).
Riparian Rights - Reasonable Use of Water
Ludwig v. Matter, 210 Neb. 87, 313 N.W.2d 234 (1981).
Conveyance - Legal Description
Lunzmann v. Yost, 182 Neb. 101, 153 N.W.2d 294 (1967).
Adverse Possession - Quiet Title
Lynch v. Egan, 67 Neb. 541, 93 N.W. 775 (1903).
Boundaries - Establish by Agreement
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Mack v. Luebbens, 182 Neb. 832, 341 N.W.2d 335 (1983).
Adverse Possession - Quiet Title
Mader v. Mettenbrink, 159 Neb. 118, 65 N.W.2d 334 (1954).
Abandonment
Natural Stream
Maloley v. City of Lexington, 3 Neb. App. 976, 536 N.W.2d 916 (1995).
Highway - Access
Martin v. Kozuszek, 216 Neb. 705, 345 N.W.2d 26 (1984).
Adverse Possession - Establish Boundary Line
Masid v. First State Bank, 213 Neb. 431, 329 N.W.2d 560 (1983).
Abandonment
Matzke v. Hackbart, 224 Neb. 535, 399 N.W.2d 786 (1987).
Adverse Possession - Quiet Title
Boundaries - Determine from Evidence
Boundaries - Surveys
Boundaries
Evidence - Resurvey
State Survey Record Repository
McBride v. Whitaker, 65 Neb. 137, 90 N.W. 966 (1902).
Riparian Rights - Accretion
McCain v. Cook, 184 Neb. 147, 165 N.W.2d 734 (1969).
Boundaries - Fences
McCaslin v. Meysenburg, 229 Neb. 748, 424 N.W.2d 331 (1988).
Adverse Possession - Hostile
McCormick v. Terry, 205 Neb. 650, 289 N.W.2d 516 (1980).
Adverse Possession - Evidence
McDermott v. Boman, 165 Neb. 429, 86 N.W.2d 62 (1957).
Boundaries - Establish by Acquiescence
McGinty v. McGinty, 195 Neb. 281, 237 N.W.2d 855 (1976).
Conveyance - Survey Included in Document
McGowan v. Neimann, 139 Neb. 639, 298 N.W. 411 (1941).
Boundaries - Establish by Acquiescence
Meng v. Coffee, 67 Neb. 500, 93 N.W. 713 (1903).
Riparian Rights
Mercurio v. Duncan, 131 Neb. 767, 269 N. W. 901 (1936).
Definition - Avulsion
Metropolitan Utils. Dist. v. Merritt Beach Co., 179 Neb. 783, 140 N.W.2d 626 (1966).
Riparian Rights - Reasonable Use of Water
Riparian Rights
Mingus v. Bell, 148 Neb. 735, 29 N.W.2d 332 (1947).
Definition - Thread of the Channel
Riparian Rights - Subsequently Formed Islands
Monument Farms, Inc. v. Daggett, 2 Neb. App. 988, 520 N.W.2d 556 (1994).
Definition - Accretion
Definition - Avulsion
Definition - Reliction
Riparian Rights - Accretion
Riparian Rights - Accretion and Reliction
Riparian Rights - Accretion to an Island
Riparian Rights - Boundary Follows Channel
Riparian Rights - Evidence of Accretion
Riparian Rights - Own Soil to Thread of Stream
Riparian Rights - Reliction
Riparian Rights - Thread of Stream
Morrison v. Neff, 16 Neb. 179, 20 N.W. 254 (1884).
Evidence - Government Survey
Mueller v. Bohannan, 256 Neb. 286, 589 N.W. 2d 852 (1999).
Abandonment
Easements by Prescription - Creation
Muhleisen v. Krueger, 120 Neb. 380, 232 N.W. 735 (1930).
Evidence - Plats
Mulhall v. State, 140 Neb. 341, 299 N.W. 481 (1941).
Conveyance - Accretion
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Nebraska State Bank v. Gaddis, 208 Neb. 136, 302 N.W.2d 686 (1981).
Adverse Possession - Motives
Nebraska v. Iowa, 406 U.S. 117, 92 S. Ct. 1379, 31 L. Ed. 2d 733 (1972).
Definition - Thread of the Channel
Nennemann v. Rebuck, 242 Neb. 604, 496 N.W.2d 467 (1993).
Adverse Possession - Elements of
Adverse Possession - Land Used Continuously
Adverse Possession - Mistaken Boundary
Adverse Possession - Quiet Title
Evidence - Enclosure
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O'Connor v. Kaufman, 250 Neb. 419, 550 N.W.2d 902 (1996).
Easements - Implied
Oliver v. Thomas, 173 Neb. 36, 112 N.W.2d 525 (1961).
Definition - Thread of the Channel
Olson v. Bonham, 212 Neb. 548, 324 N.W.2d 260 (1982).
Definition - Extent
Highway - Statutory
Road Width
Trespass
Olson v. City of Wahoo, 124 Neb. 802, 248 N. W. 304 (1933).
Riparian Rights - Reasonable Use of Water
Olson v. Fedde, 171 Neb. 704, 107 N.W.2d 663 (1961).
Adverse Possession - Land Used Continuously
Boundaries - Fences
Omaha & R. V. Ry. Co. v. Rickards, 38 Neb. 847, 57 N.W. 739 (1894).
Easements by Prescription - Creation
Onstott v. Airdale Ranch & Cattle Co., 129 Neb. 54, 260 N.W. 556, 558 (1966).
Easements by Prescription - Creation
Onstott v. Olsen, 180 Neb. 393, 152 N.W.2d 919 (1966).
Adverse Possession - Evidence of Fence Line
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Patterson v. Oye, 214 Neb. 167, 333 N.W.2d 389 (1983).
Boundaries - Common Property
Peterson v. Skjelver, 43 Neb. 663, 62 N.W. 43 (1895).
Evidence - Government Survey
Evidence - Monuments
Pethoud v. Gage County, 83 Neb. 497, 120 N.W. 154 (1909).
County Surveyor - Duties
Petsch v. Widger, 214 Neb. 390, 335 N.W.2d 254 (1983).
Adverse Possession - Establish Boundary Line
Adverse Possession - Exact Description of Property
Adverse Possession - Evidence
Adverse Possession - Occupy With Intent to own
Adverse Possession - Quiet Title
Boundaries - Common Property
Boundaries
Pettis v. Lozier, 205 Neb. 802, 290 N.W.2d 215 (1980).
Adverse Possession - Elements of
Adverse Possession - Motives
Pettis v. Lozier, 217 Neb. 191, 349 N.W.2d 372 (1984).
Adverse Possession - Elements of
Adverse Possession - Quiet Title
Phillipe v. Horns, 188 Neb. 304, 196 N.W.2d 382 (1972).
Conveyance - Lot Numbers or Land Markers
Plischke v. Jameson, 180 Neb. 803, 146 N.W.2d 223 (1966).
Boundaries - Common Property
Public Highways and Roads
Road Width
Trespass
Plummer v. Fie, 167 Neb. 367, 93 N.W.2d 26 (1958).
Conveyance - Legal Description
Pohlman v. Lohmeyer, 60 Neb. 364, 83 N.W. 201 (1900).
Conveyance - Acres Stated
Pokorski v. McAdams, 204 Neb. 725, 285 N.W.2d 824 (1979).
Adverse Possession - Exact Description of Property
Prather v. Eisenmann, 200 Neb. 1, 261 N.W.2d 766 (1978).
Riparian Rights - Reasonable Use of Water
Prawl Engineering v. Charles Vrana & Son Constr., 241 Neb. 49, 486 N.W.2d 24 (1992).
Evidence - Easements
Purdum v. Sherman, 163 Neb. 889, 81 N.W.2d 331 (1957).
Adverse Possession - Elements of
Adverse Possession - Mistaken Boundary
Adverse Possession - Motives
Adverse Possession - Notorious
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Rathmann v. Nohrenberg, 21 Neb. 467, 32 N.W. 305 (1887).
Dedication - Intent to Dedicate
Ready Sand and Gravel Co. v. Cornett, 184 Neb. 726, 171 N.W.2d 775 (1969).
Conveyance - Intent of Parties Prevail
Reed v. Burrell, 77 Neb. 76, 108 N.W. 155 (1906).
Boundaries - Determine from Evidence
Rentschler v. Walnofer, 188 Neb. 351, 196 N.W.2d 921 (1967).
Adverse Possession - Elements of
Adverse Possession - Quiet Title
Roberts v. Taylor, 47 N.D. 146, 181 N.W. 622 (1921).
Riparian Rights - Navigable Watercourses
Robinson v. Gebauer, 98 Neb. 196, 152 N.W. 329 (1915).
Dedication - Evidence of
Rogers v. Petsch, 174 Neb. 313, 117 N.W. 2d 71 (1962).
Natural Stream
Roll v. Martin, 164 Neb. 133, 82 N.W.2d 34 (1957).
Riparian Rights - Accretion to an Island
Romine v. West, 134 Neb. 274, 278 N.W. 490 (1938).
Boundaries - Establish by Acquiescence
Runkle v. Welty, 86 Neb. 680, 126 N.W. 139 (1910).
Evidence - Government Survey
Evidence - Improvements
Government Corners
Rush Creek Land and Live Stock Co. v. Chain, 255 Neb. 347, 586 N.W.2d 284 (1998).
Adverse Possession - Elements of
Adverse Possession - Evidence
Adverse Possession - Land Used Continuously
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Sachs v. Toquet, 121 Conn. 60, 183 A. 22 (1936).
Easements by Prescription - Creation
Sanitary and Imp. Dist. No. 2 of Stanton County v. County of Stanton, 252 Neb. 731, 567 N.W.2d 115 (1997).
Public Highways and Roads
Schaneman v. Wright, 238 Neb. 309, 470 N.W.2d 566 (1991).
Adverse Possession - Elements of
Scherer v. Madison Co. Comm'rs, 247 Neb. 384, 527 N.W.2d 615 (1995).
Public Highways and Roads
Schock v. Falls City, 31 Neb. 599, 49 N.W. 468 (1891).
Adverse Possession - Evidence
Schram Enterprises, Inc. v. L & H Properties, Inc., 254 Neb.717, 578 N.W.2d 865 (1998).
Easements - Extent of
Scott's Bluff County v. Tri-State land Co., 93 Neb. 805, 142 N.W. 296 (1913).
Trespass
Scoville v. Fisher, 181 Neb. 496, 149 N.W.2d 339 (1967).
Evidence - Easements
Seefus v. Briley, 185 Neb. 202, 174 N.W.2d 339 (1970).
Conveyance - Lot Numbers
Conveyance - Streets and Alleys
Sellentin v. Terkildsen, 216 Neb. 284, 343 N.W.2d 895 (1984).
Highways
Highway - Establish by Prescription
Shirk v. Schmunk, 192 Neb. 25, 218 N.W.2d 433 (1974).
Boundaries - Common Property
Shirley v. Harlan County, 117 Neb. 846, 223 N.W. 284 (1929).
County Surveyor - Qualifications
Simonds v. Board of Examiners for Land Surveyors, 213 Neb. 259, 329 N.W.2d 92 (1983).
Board of Examiners
Land Surveyor - Negligence
Smith v. Bixby, 196 Neb. 235, 242 N.W.2d 115 (1976).
Abandonment
Easements - Extent of
Evidence - Easements
Highways
Highway - Establish by Prescription
Sorensen v. Lower Niobrara Nat. Resources Dist., 221 Neb. 180, 376 N.W.2d 539 (1985).
Riparian Rights - Reasonable Use of Water
Spilinek v. Spilinek, 215 Neb. 35, 337 N.W.2d 122 (1983).
Boundaries - Acquiescence
Trespass
Springer v. Kuhns, 6 Neb.App. 115, 571 N.W.2d 323 (1997).
Riparian Rights - Reasonable Use of Water
Stanley v. Hermanson, 88 Neb. 823, 130 N.W. 573 (1911).
Government Corners - Reestablish
State Bank v. Gaddis, 208 Neb. 136, 302 N.W.2d 686 (1981).
Adverse Possession - Mistaken Boundary
Adverse Possession - Motives
State Bd. of Educ. Lands & Funds v. Jarchow, 219 Neb. 88, 362 N.W.2d 19 (1985).
Boundaries - Obliterated Corners
County Surveyor - Duties
Evidence - Field Notes
Evidence - Location of An Obliterated Corner
Retracements
State ex rel. Game, Forestation & Parks Comm'n v. Hull, 168 Neb. 805, 97 N.W.2d 535 (1959).
Easements - Extent of
Road Width
State Nat. Bank & Trust v. Jacobsen, 218 Neb. 682, 358 N.W.2d 743 (1984).
Adverse Possession - Elements of
State of Nebraska v. State of Iowa, 143 U.S. 359, 12 S.Ct. 396 (1892).
Definition - Avulsion
State v. Ball, 90 Neb. 307, 133 N.W. 412 (1911).
Evidence - Field Notes
Evidence - Generally
Evidence - Improvements
Evidence - Monuments
State v. Cheyenne County, 123 Neb. 1, 241 N.W. 747 (1932).
Adverse Possession - Against Government
State v. Eckland, 147 Neb. 508, 23 N.W.2d 782 (1946).
Conveyance - Accretion
Definition - Thread of the Channel
Riparian Rights - Accretion
Riparian Rights - Boundary Follows Channel
Riparian Rights - Accretion Caused by Water
State v. Matzen, 197 Neb. 592, 250 N.W.2d 232 (1977).
Riparian Rights - Evidence of Accretion
Riparian Rights - Reliction
Riparian Rights - Submergence
State v. Merritt Brothers Sand & Gravel Co., 180 Neb. 660, 144 N.W.2d 180 (1966).
Trespass
State v. Scott, 70 Neb. 681, 97 N.W. 1021, aff'd, 70 Neb. 685, 100 N.W. 812 (1904).
County Surveyor - Duties
Steffen v. County of Cuming, 195 Neb. 442, 238 N.W.2d 890 (1976).
Evidence - Testimony
Steinfeldt v. Klusmire, 218 Neb. 736, 359 N.W.2d 81 (1984).
Adverse Possession - Quiet Title
Boundaries
Stratbucker v. Junge, 153 Neb. 885, 46 N.W.2d 486 (1951).
Riparian Rights - Accretion and Reliction
Stryker v. Meagher, 76 Neb. 610 107 N.W. 792 (1906).
Boundaries - Determine from Evidence
Boundaries - Jury Instructions
Stubblefield v. Osborn, 149 Neb. 566, 31 N.W.2d 547 (1948).
Conveyance - Riparian Land
Definition - Thread of the Channel
Easements by Prescription - Creation
Riparian Rights - Own Soil to Thread of Stream
Riparian Rights
Sturm v. Mau, 209 Neb. 865, 312 N.W.2d 272 (1981).
Abandonment
Easements - Elements to Prove a Prescriptive Right
Summerville v. Scotts Bluff County, 182 Neb. 311, 154 N.W.2d 517 (1967).
Definition - Island
Riparian Rights - Meander Lines
Riparian Rights - Thread of Stream
Svoboda v. Johnson, 204 Neb. 57, 281 N.W.2d 892 (1979).
Easements - Elements to Prove a Prescriptive Right
Evidence - Easements
Swanson v. Dalton, 178 Neb. 55, 131 N.W.2d 704 (1964).
Riparian Rights - Change in River Bank
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Thornburg v. Haecker, 243 Neb, 693, 502 N.W.2d 434 (1993).
Adverse Possession - Elements of
Adverse Possession - Motives
Toelle v. Pruess, 172 Neb. 239, 109 N.W.2d 293 (1961).
Easements by Prescription - Creation
Topping v. Cohn, 71 Neb. 559, 99 N.W. 372 (1904).
Adverse Possession - Against Government
Conveyance - Accretion
Riparian Rights - Accretion
Riparian Rights - Accretion Caused by Water
Tourtelotte v. Pearce, 27 Neb. 57, 42 N.W. 915 (1889).
Adverse Possession - Quiet Title
Trussell v. Lewis, 13 Neb. 415, 14 N.W. 155 (1910).
Boundaries - Establish by Agreement
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U.S. v. Wilson, 523 F.Supp. 874 (1981).
Definition - Island
Definition - Reliction
University Place-Lincoln Assoc. v. Nelsen, 247 Neb. 761, 530 N.W.2d 241 (1995).
Evidence - Easements
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Vakoc Constr. Co. v. City of Wayne, 191 Neb. 45, 213 N.W.2d 721 (1974).
Dedication - Filing Plat
Plats - Consent to Contents
Valder v. Wallis, 196 Neb. 222, 242 N.W.2d 112 (1976).
Definition - Avulsion
Riparian Rights - Accretion to an Island
Riparian Rights - Avulsion
Riparian Rights - Boundary Follows Channel
Riparian Rights - Own Soil to Thread of Stream
Riparian Rights - Thread of Stream
Vaughn v. Fitzgerald, 511 P.2d 1148 (Ok. App. 1973).
Boundaries - Easements
Village of Hay Springs v. Hay Springs Commercial Co., 131 Neb. 170, 26 N.W. 398 (1936).
Dedication - Vacation of Dedicated Street
Village of Maxwell v. Booth, 161 Neb. 300, 73 N.W.2d 177 (1955).
Dedication - by Acts
Vogel v. Bartels, 1 Neb. App. 1113, 510 N.W.2d 529 (1993).
Adverse Possession - Irregular Tracts
Adverse Possession - Quiet Title
Vrana v. Stuart, 169 Neb. 430, 99 N.W.2d 770 (1959).
Adverse Possession - Elements of
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Wanha v. Long, 255 Neb. 849, 587 N.W.2d 531 (1998).
Adverse Possession - Elements of
Adverse Possession - Against Government
Adverse Possession - Hostile
Adverse Possession - Land Used Continuously
Adverse Possession - Mistaken Boundary
Adverse Possession - Motives
Adverse Possession - Notorious
Boundaries - Fences
Warren v. Brown, 31 Neb. 8, 47 N.W. 633 (1890).
Dedication - Acceptance of
Highway - Establish
Wasserburger v. Coffee, 180 Neb. 569, 144 N.W.2d 209 (1966).
Riparian Rights - Upstream Use of Water
Weiss v. Meyer, 208 Neb. 429, 303 N.W.2d 765 (1981).
Adverse Possession - Elements of
Adverse Possession - Land Used Continuously
Adverse Possession - Quiet Title
Evidence - Enclosure
Wemmer v. Young, 167 Neb. 495, 93 N.W.2d 837 (1959).
Conveyance - Accretion
Werner v. Schardt, 222 Neb. 186, 382 N.W.2d 357 (1986).
Easements - Extent of
Western Fertilizer and Cordage Co. v. City of Alliance, 244 Neb. 95, 504 N.W.2d 808 (1993).
Dedication - by Acts
Whaley v. Mingus, 188 Neb. 351, 196 N.W.2d 516 (1972).
Adverse Possession - Elements of
Evidence - Physical Evidence Found
Whipple v. Nelson, 143 Neb. 286, 9 N.W.2d 288 (1943).
Riparian Rights - Upstream Use of Water
Wiedeman v. James E. Simon Co., Inc., 209 Neb. 189, 307 N.W.2d 105 (1981).
Adverse Possession - Land Used Continuously
Boundaries - Common Property
Boundaries
Trespass
Wiggenhorn v. Kountz, 23 Neb. 690, 37 N.W. 603 (1888).
Riparian Rights
Williams v. Lantz, 123 Neb. 67, 242 N.W. 269 (1932).
Abandonment
Wiltse v. Bolton, 132 Neb. 354, 272 N.W. 197 (1937).
Riparian Rights - Accretion
Winkle v. Mitera, 196 Neb. 821, 241 N.W.2d 329 (1976).
Riparian Rights - Accretion to an Island
Riparian Rights - Submergence
Worm v. Crowell, 165 Neb. 713, 87 N.W.2d 384 (1958).
Riparian Rights - Reliction
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Young v. Dodge Co. Bd. of Sup'rs, 242 Neb. 1, 493 N.W.2d 160 (1992).
Riparian Rights - Accretion to an Island
Young v. Lacy, 221 Neb. 511, 378 N.W.2d 192 (1985).
Adverse Possession - Quiet Title
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Ziemba v. Zeller, 165 Neb. 419, 86 N.W.2d 190 (1957).
Definition - Accretion
Definition - Avulsion
Definition - Reliction
Riparian Rights - Accretion
Riparian Rights - Boundary Follows Channel
Riparian Rights - Thread of Stream
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1971 Att'y Gen. Op. No. 65.
Road Width
1979 Att'y Gen. Op. No. 82.
Board of Examiners
1985 Att'y Gen. Op. No. 55.
Riparian Rights
1993 Att'y Gen. Op. No. 82.
Natural Stream


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