Cline Williams’ land and land use practice is founded on the firm’s historic role with the railroad land grants and the development of southern Nebraska, northern Kansas and eastern Colorado.  This practice has continually evolved to support the changing needs of agriculture, business, and developers.  Cline Williams trial lawyers handle both private and governmental disputes of many types, including:  

  • Quiet title, title defects, property line, and adverse possession
  • Real estate sale, lease, option, and other contract claims
  • Eminent domain, inverse condemnation, and takings
  • Nuisance, zoning, restrictive covenants, and other land use disputes
  • Mineral rights, royalties, and termination of severed interests
  • Water rights, drainage, accretion/avulsion, and other water-related disputes
  • Environmental liability and compliance including CWA, CAA, RCRA, ESA, CERCLA
  • Crop damage, product defect and suitability claims, product application claims
  • Livestock loss and injury, feed and other product claims, animal husbandry
  • Insurance claims

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