peaceable possession
n.
Continuous possession of property without any adverse claims on it.

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


peaceable possession
In real estate, holding property without any adverse claim to possession or title by another. See also: adverse possession
Category: Real Estate & Rental Property

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


peaceable possession
n. A continuous possession of property that is uninterrupted by legal suits or other action intended to oust the possessor from the property. Peaceable possession does not preclude there being adverse claims against the possessor, so long as no actual attempt has been made to dispossess him or her.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

peaceable possession
n.
   in real estate, holding property without any adverse claim to possession or title by another.

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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