sufficient possession

sufficient possession
As the basis of an action of forcible entry and detainer in case of dispossession:–an actual, quiet, and peaceable possession. Schwinn v Perkins, 79 NJL 515, 78 A 19. To support a claim of adverse possession:– possession, under a claim of right or title, for the whole period prescribed by the statute, which is actual, open, visible, notorious; continuous, and hostile to the true owner's title and to the world at large. 3 Am J2d Adv P § 6.

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