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Court says woodlands can be adversely possessed

In a case that reads like a property law exam, Maryland’s top court has unanimously held that a person can acquire woodland property by adverse possession but only if  he or she makes an improvement to the land. The Court ...

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SILLERY BAY IMPROVEMENT ASSOC. INC. et al. v. JOHN F. McGAHAGAN III et al.

Did the trial court err by finding that appellees acquired title by adverse possession to a platted road, that the use of the road was limited to marina access and that nearby residents had not acquired a prescriptive easement for use of the road?

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