adverse possession definition

  • noun:
    • : A means of obtaining subject to another's genuine home without compensation by occupying the house in a fashion that is actual, available and notorious, unique, aggressive, under cover of claim or right, and continuous for a certain number of years.
  • adjective:
    • a possession of genuine home avowedly as opposed to some claim of subject in another individual.

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