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Old 07-31-2021, 08:30 AM   #25
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Originally Posted by Kamper View Post
Adverse possession/squatter's rights never apply when you initially have permission.

"Adverse" refers to open and obvious use without asking permission.
While I believe this to be completely correct, based on my own family’s experience I would recommend that any friendly agreement like this should be documented. In our case the elderly couple we shared the dock with passed away and the next generation sold their camp telling the new owners, not only that they owned dock rights, but the dock itself. If my grandfather had the agreement in writhing, we couldn’t find it. Eventually our family decided to let the place go.
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