Category: Real Property Issues

N.C. Court of Appeals Addresses Limitations Period Applicable to Utility Easement Encroachment Claim

The limitations period in North Carolina is six (6) years within which to bring a lawsuit claiming an encroachment on an easement, which is an injury to an “incorporeal hereditament”.  NCGS 1-50(a)(3).  In Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC v. Gray, No. COA14-283 (December 2, 2014), the N.C. Court of Appeals considered the utility’s […]