open and notorious possession


open and notorious possession
Possession evidenced by such acts and conduct as are sufficient to put a man of ordinary prudence on notice of the fact that the land in question is held by the claimant as his own. 3 Am J2d Adv P § 47. Possession of such openness as that the owner's knowledge of it and of the extent of it may be presumed. Watrous v Morrison, 33 Fla 261, 278.

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  • notorious — no·to·ri·ous /nō tōr ē əs/ adj: generally known and talked of adverse possession created by open, continuous, notorious, and adverse use Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. notorious …   Law dictionary

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