Tag Archives: adverse possession

What the Heck is Tacking?

05 Aug

We just successfully finished an interesting trial on the subject of Tacking.  Our client lost patience with his next door neighbor.  About 20 years ago the daughter of the longtime neighbor moved in and doubled the size of the home and expanded her use of a driveway onto my clients property. Things got worse in about 2013 […]

Adverse Possession

23 Aug

1.  ELEMENTS          A claimant must prove actual, exclusive, visible, notorious, distinct and hostile possession of the land continuously for 21 years. 2.  STATUTORY BASIS       The statutory basis for adverse possession is 42 Pa. C.S. § 5530, which provides that an owner is barred from commencing an action for the possession of real property after 21 […]