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Adverse Possession - Acquiring Ownership of Property

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so what is that verse possession at

first possession is a method of

acquiring ownership interest in somebody

else's property simply by claiming

ownership use rights in that property

for a statutory period of time now there

are several elements there in order to

reduce somebody else's property to your

ownership generally that people use the

acronym Chom Chom a it means you must

continuously hostile openly adversely

notoriously and exclusively claim

ownership rights in someone else's

property for a statutory period of time

and that statutory period of time is

going to change in different

jurisdiction but it's generally either

seven ten or twenty years depending on

the type of ownership interest you're

claiming in the land so let me give you

an example of how this this doctrine