Adverse Possession – How your neighbor can “steal” your property.

September 7, 2017 9:55 pm, Published by

Adverse Possession is a doctrine of real property law that allows someone to become the owner of someone else’s property if they use it in a way that fullfils the doctrine’s requirements:


In Arizona, if a person possesses another’s land the owner has 10 years to exert his claim on the land by forcing the “adverse possessor” to stop possessing the property; otherwise, the owner may lose and the possessor may become the rightful owner of the property.

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