Q: Weve been living on a property for 25 years and just got evicted by new owners, we have 2 weeks left. Can i make a case
This land belongs to a hotel ruined in '92 hurricane and weve occupied the land since the last 25 years. New owners plan to restore it have served us eviction notice giving us 2 weeks 2 leave. Weve had verbal consent from previous owners over 20 yrs ago to utilize the land but have remained on property long after they disowned it. We stayed there when we had no where to live and made it our home. Also invested alot of time caring for and improving the land. Its no bigger than a half acre piece. We also put a water meter on property that can prove 20 + years ago. Having two weeks to move out i feel its not fair at all and want to know if we would be able to claim this land title and first step needed to pursue adverse possesion if possible? I recently learned of this law and clueless to much of what i need to do and steps to take. Do we have a chance?
A: You will need to speak to an attorney to see if you meet all of the elements of an adverse possession. This is not something that we can answer for you in this format.
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