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Virginia Adverse Possession Laws

Explanation of Chart and More Information on Adverse Possession Laws

Code Section8.01-236, 237
Time Period Required for Occupation15 yrs.and Color of Title: 15 yrs
Time for Landowner to Challenge/Effect of Landowner's DisabilityWith disability: 25 yrs. max.
Improvements-
Payment of Taxes-
Title from Tax Assessor-

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