Rock Hill, SC asked in Agricultural Law for South Carolina

Q: SC fence has been on property for 25 yrs/ person who owns land behind says I'm 3 feet on his property must I remove ?

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A: You may have prescriptive easement over the three feet which will allow you to continue to use that area as before. If you paid property taxes on this three foot strip of land you may also have ownership of it based on the law of adverse possession. You should carefully review your property tax records.

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