Massachusetts Land Use Monitor

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Period Of Public Ownership Doesn’t Stop Adverse Possession Clock

Posted in Miscellaneous, Title
The Appeals Court’s recent decision in 1148 Daviol Street LLC v. Mechanic’s Mill One LLC will be of interest to adverse possession buffs. The issue on appeal was whether the plaintiff’s adverse possession claim started running during a 14-year period when the defendant’s property was owned by the City of Fall River.  The defendant argued that the claim could not have commenced during… Continue Reading