Adverse Possession

New York City Adverse Possession Attorney

Adverse possession laws most commonly affect adjacent property owners. A property owner who builds on to the adjacent property owner’s land (or notoriously and openly uses the land for a period of 10 years or more); in such cases the original property owner may pursue an adverse possession claim.

At The Price Law Firm, we represent both property owners who are seeking to file an adverse possession claim and those who have had a claim filed against them. We can help you explore your legal options and protect your property rights. Contact our New York adverse possession lawyers to learn how we can help. Call (212) 675-1125 for a free consultation.

Adverse Possession Laws in New York

New York’s adverse possession doctrine has been in place for centuries. In certain situations involving adjacent properties, the owner of one property may build something that spills over onto the other property owner’s land. They may use the land for years or decades without knowing. Now, in certain situations per adverse possession laws, the person who uses the neighbor’s land — knowingly or not — now claims the land.

Adverse possession laws can be complex and confusing. No matter what side of a property dispute you are on, it is important to talk to an experienced real estate attorney about your legal options.

Ensure that your property rights are protected. Contact a real estate attorney by calling (212) 675-1125. We represent land owners in New York City (Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens and the Bronx) and on Long Island (Nassau and Suffolk).

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