State Adverse Possession Laws
Adverse possession laws allow people who move onto property and possess it in an open and obvious public manner to potentially acquire title, after a certain amount of time. Click on a state on the map below or select from the list of states below for state-specific laws on adverse possession, including the time limits required for possession and landowner challenge, and the effect of certain activity by the possessor.
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