hostile possession

  • 1hostile possession — see possession Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. hostile possession …

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  • 2hostile possession — Possession of land under a claim of an exclusive right thereto, thereby denying the right of any other person. An open and notorious possession of such a character that a claim of ownership inconsistent with the existence of a right on the part… …

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  • 3hostile possession — noun : adverse possession …

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  • 4possession — pos·ses·sion /pə ze shən/ n 1: the act, fact, or condition of having control of something: as a: actual possession in this entry b: constructive possession in …

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  • 5hostile — hos·tile adj 1: having an intimidating, antagonistic, or offensive nature a hostile work environment 2 a: of or relating to an opposing party in a legal action a hostile claim b: adverse to the interests of a party to a legal action if the… …

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  • 6possession — Having control over a thing with the intent to have and to exercise such control. Oswald v. Weigel, 219 Kan. 616, 549 P.2d 568, 569. The detention and control, or the manual or ideal custody, of anything which may be the subject of property, for… …

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  • 7hostile — Having the character of an enemy; standing in the relation of an enemy. Feeling or displaying enmity or antagonism such as a hostile witness. See hostile or adverse witness. Within requirement for adverse possession that possession be asserted in …

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  • 8hostile — Having the character of an enemy; standing in the relation of an enemy. Feeling or displaying enmity or antagonism such as a hostile witness. See hostile or adverse witness. Within requirement for adverse possession that possession be asserted in …

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  • 9hostile in its inception — Referring to an adverse claim by a disseisor; relating, not to the orginal entry of the disseisor, but to the act by which the possession became adverse. 3 Am J2d Adv P § 33 …

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  • 10Adverse possession — Squatter s rights redirects here. For the film, see Squatter s Rights (film). Property law …

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  • 11adverse possession — A method of acquisition of title to real property by possession for a statutory period under certain conditions. Lowery v. Garfield County, 122 Mont. 571, 208 P.2d 478, 486. It has been described as the statutory method of acquiring title to land …

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  • 12adverse possession — A method of acquisition of title to real property by possession for a statutory period under certain conditions. Lowery v. Garfield County, 122 Mont. 571, 208 P.2d 478, 486. It has been described as the statutory method of acquiring title to land …

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  • 13good faith in adverse possession — For practical purposes in most jurisdictions, actual, open, notorious, exclusive and hostile possession; in other jurisdictions, by force of statute, occupancy under a bona fide belief in one s title as a valid title. 3 Am J2d Adv P § 98 …

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  • 14adverse possession — see possession Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. adverse possession …

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  • 15adverse possession — An actual and visible appropriation of property commenced and continued under a claim of right inconsistent with arid hostile to the claim of another. An open and notorious possession and occupation of real property under an evident claim or… …

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  • 16Adverse Possession — A principle of real estate law that allows a person who possesses someone else s land for an extended period of time to claim legal title to that land. Land claimed under adverse possession does not require the claimant to pay for that land, but… …

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  • 17acts of possession — To constitute adverse possession, acts of possession must be: (1) hostile or adverse, (2) actual, (3) visible, notorious, and exclusive, (4) continuous, and (5) under claim of ownership. Bilyeu v. Plant, 75 Ill.App.2d 109, 220 N.E.2d 513. See… …

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  • 18acts of possession — To constitute adverse possession, acts of possession must be: (1) hostile or adverse, (2) actual, (3) visible, notorious, and exclusive, (4) continuous, and (5) under claim of ownership. Bilyeu v. Plant, 75 Ill.App.2d 109, 220 N.E.2d 513. See… …

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  • 19sufficient possession — As the basis of an action of forcible entry and detainer in case of dispossession:–an actual, quiet, and peaceable possession. Schwinn v Perkins, 79 NJL 515, 78 A 19. To support a claim of adverse possession:– possession, under a claim of right… …

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  • 20Adverse possession — Adverse Ad verse, a. [OE. advers, OF. avers, advers, fr. L. adversus, p. p. advertere to turn to. See {Advert}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Acting against, or in a contrary direction; opposed; contrary; opposite; conflicting; as, adverse winds; an adverse …

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