adverse possession


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adverse possession

n
(Law) property law the occupation or possession of land by a person not legally entitled to it. If continued unopposed for a period specifed by law, such occupation extinguishes the title of the rightful owner
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Now, the question is: Can G.K succeed if he moved to court by invoking the doctrine of adverse possession? Looking forward to your assistance.
We've been told we may be able to claim ownership through adverse possession.
Georgia, who joined the company late last year and is based permanently in Shrewsbury, has a similar skill set and deals with a variety of agricultural matters including property sales and purchases, leases, land registration, easements, adverse possession claims and partnership agreements.
Kevin, Cheryl, David and Karen Jagiello ("the Jagiellos") appeal a judgment, entered following a bench trial, determining that David Fabry acquired legal title to a parcel of land by adverse possession. The Jagiellos argue the evidence at trial was insufficient to establish adverse possession because: (1) the circuit court improperly relied on the existence of a fence erected by the common grantor from whom both the Jagiellos and Fabry acquired their property; and (2) absent the fence, the other evidence regarding Fabry's use of the disputed parcel was insufficient to prove adverse possession.
WHAT is adverse possession? THE principle of adverse possession allows a person occupying land which belongs to someone else to acquire the legal title to that land.
It is pertinent to mention here that CDA has started vacating adverse possession from the acquired land of sector E-12 nearly a month back and gradual momentum is being built.
The CDA is resolved to clear all lands from adverse possession. At the same time, development activities are in the process of commencement soon.
According to a senior official of the authority, CDA is resolved to clear all lands from adverse possession that stand acquired and compensated.
The law says if a person occupies land that he does not own, rent or otherwise have permission to use, for more than 12 years without any objection from the rightful owner, he can claim ownership in what is known as adverse possession.
While apprising the meeting about progress of development in sector E-12, director sector development apprised that estimation for Service Road North of Sector E-12 so far cleared from adverse possession had been prepared.
Bondurant also represents clients in complex oil and gas litigation, adverse possession and boundary line disputes, subdivision covenants and other title-related litigation matters.
" The Defendants argue that even if a Right- of-Way Easement existed over the disputed driveway system depicted in Slide 119A, such easement was acquired by adverse possession.