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Q: Is The Law Of Adverse Possession (clearly established law )

Is The Law Of Adverse Possession (clearly established law) And And How Do The Police Determine Adverse Possession From Anything Else?

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Thomas C. Valkenet
Thomas C. Valkenet
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  • Baltimore, MD
  • Licensed in Maryland

A: Adverse possession is a civil legal concept. In Maryland, it is an inchoate claim that must be brought in court. Once all elements are proven, a court may grant possession and authorize recording of an instrument that includes the possessed property.

The police have absolutely zero to do with the claim, the proof, or the outcome.

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