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Adverse Possession: Taking Over A Home Can Land You in Jail
May 28, 2013
Lakeland Ledger
If a deal sounds too good to be true, it probably is.

Those words we have all heard can easily be applied to the idea of adverse possession as a way to quickly obtain a very low-cost house. It is too good to be true, and it can land people in jail if they get carried away with the concept.

Recent cases of people moving into vacant houses and trying to claim them have focused attention on the law, and its misuse.

 
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