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ouster

Property law the act of dispossessing of freehold property; eviction; ejection
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104) In Sea Cove Marina, a cotenant purchased property in a tax sale, which the court held was the equivalent of paying taxes and not an ouster of fellow cotenants.
113) Although the Dickson court did not interpret section 41-a, it still went farther than the Sea Cove Marina court by ignoring the fifteen-year statutory presumption and applying a presumptive ouster under the common law.
that even without an ouster, no more than 15 years' continuous adverse
by his tenant, or after [immediately upon] an ouster by
122) Absent ouster, this presumption exists for ten years.
140) Of course, RPAPL section 541 partially supports this claim since it presumes that each cotenant holds for the other in the absence of an ouster.
148) Furthermore, the plaintiff declared that there was no evidence of ouster as the defendant-respondent (defendant) admittedly never gave notice.
T]here was no physical ouster of the plaintiff from the property and
In effect, the defendant argued that there was a presumed ouster from the beginning of the relationship and that the plaintiff should have known the defendant's intentions.
164) In that case, the trial court held that "[s]ince no ouster had been alleged by plaintiff .
The statute clearly provides that the ten year period runs unless there is an ouster of fellow cotenants.
of three things happens -- actual ouster of the non-possessory