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Arkansas Adverse Possession Laws

Explanation of Chart and More Information on Adverse Possession Laws

Code Section18-61-101, 18-11-101 et seq.
Time Period Required for Occupation7 yrs.Can't eject after 5 yrs.
Time for Landowner to Challenge/Effect of Landowner's DisabilityAfter disability lifted: 3 yrs.
Improvements-
Payment of Taxes7 successive years; 15 yrs. consecutively for wild and unimproved land creates presumption of color of title
Title from Tax Assessor-

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