Adverse Possession: When a Fence Becomes Your New Property Line

October 23, 2017 2:27 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Every person has the right to defend his or her property. That’s why we build fences, put up signs and invest in security systems. Yet, in some cases, your property can be taken away right out from under you without you even realizing it’s happening. A shed, a fence or even a driveway can cost you part of your property if you’re not careful. While no one can simply stake a claim to your land by driving a fence post into it, over time a fence post can be the reason someone else gets to claim part of your land.... View Article