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Reasonable Belief in Adverse Possession - 14 Years Later
  • Hardwicke
  • United Kingdom
  • November 9 2017

The doctrine of adverse possession arises from the Limitation Act 1980. Section 15(1) provides that no action shall be brought by any person to


Adverse Possession - Take Action Landowners
  • William Fry
  • Ireland
  • October 20 2017

A recent Circuit Court case on adverse possession is a cautionary tale for landowners. It highlights how an oversight can result in the loss of land


NJ Tax Court Addresses the Strange Confluence of Adverse Possession and Property Taxation
  • Day Pitney LLP
  • USA
  • October 12 2017

When is a taxpayer entitled to a refund of property taxes mistakenly paid for property that the taxpayer does not own? The Tax Court of New Jersey


Real Estate Update - Farakh Rashid v Mohammed Rashid 2017 UKUT 332 (TCC)
  • Rosling King LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 6 2017

Mr Mohammed Rashid (“M”) originally bought a property in 1989. He subsequently travelled to Pakistan with his wife because she was unwell. A Mr Farakh


Is It More Than Just A Simple Fencing Dispute?
  • Best Hooper
  • Australia
  • September 28 2017

It is not uncommon for, what would appear to be, a simple fencing dispute to subsequently turn into boundary dispute. In many cases, a Fencing Notice


Rights of way - refusal of access
  • Charles Russell Speechlys LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 24 2017

Property litigation partner Emma Humphreys reviews the case of Gore v Naheed & Anr 2017 EWCA Civ 369


Blaneys Ontario Court of Appeal Summaries
  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
  • Canada
  • July 3 2017

In Tracy v. Iran (Information and Security), the Court of Appeal upheld Ontario default judgments obtained against the State of Iran, which enforced


What Happens When a Landowner Encroaches Upon Public Property?
  • Foster Swift Collins & Smith PC
  • USA
  • June 8 2017

At some point, a municipality and its leaders likely will be forced to grapple with the following question: Does a landowner have any rights if the


Supreme Court of Canada Bulletin - 1702
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • February 17 2017

The Mowatts claim title to a parcel of land located in Nelson, British Columbia. While they took possession of the disputed lot in 1992, their claim


New Land Court Rule 14 Seeks to Expedite Cases and Lower Costs
  • Goulston & Storrs PC
  • USA
  • January 30 2017

The new Land Court Rule 14 went into effect on January 1, 2017. The Rule was proposed by the Justices of the Land Court in connection with their