adverse possession


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adverse possession

Occupation of property by one not the true owner, openly, notoriously, and continuously. See statute of limitations; squatter’s right; proscription.
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Recent controversies in the news highlight, however, that neighbors often raise a hue and cry when they detect adverse possession, and this activity drastically increases the odds that the title owner will be on notice of the attempted acquisition.
Part I outlines the predominant efficiency justifications for adverse possession and critiques of these justifications.
After reading a recent item in your column I'm wondering if they will eventually be able to claim adverse possession of this land?
Aaron Sadler: Looks like an adverse possession target.
Both the trademark and adverse possession regimes base acquisition on the productive use of the property in question.
New legislation was passed in Colorado to revise the Adverse Possession Statute to protect landowners against bad faith claims for adverse possession.
A MIDLAND law firm is feeling blooming marvellous after successfully advising a client on an adverse possession that could have threatened the resale value of his home.
The Protocol addresses the outstanding land boundary issues pertaining to the un-demarcated land boundary, exchange of enclaves and territories in adverse possession.
COUNTRYSIDE: I wanted to thank Mark Mackin for his extremely informative explanation of adverse possession, and the background behind it (July/ Aug.
KDOT's petition listed Richard and Angel Britt (the Britts) as interested parties, because the Britts had an ongoing quiet title action seeking to claim title to Armendariz's tract through adverse possession.
He sought adverse possession - or squatters rights - so his name could go on the deeds and enable pounds 70,000 worth of repairs to be carried out.
But squatters' rights, or adverse possession as it is known in law, can happen in all sorts of property ownership situations, including boundary disputes.