notorious possession
notorious possession see possession

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

notorious possession
n.
Open and unconcealed possession of real property; see also adverse possession

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


notorious possession
Possession or control of property that can be observed by others — not a hidden or secret possession. For example, if neighbors can see that a person is living in and taking care of a house, it can be said that the person has notorious possession of it.
Category: Real Estate & Rental Property

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


notorious possession
n. Use or inhabitance of real property that is open and obvious to neighbors, leading to a presumption that the owner has notice of it.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

notorious possession
n.
   occupation of real property or holding personal property in a way which anyone can observe is as if the person is the owner.

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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