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My name is ***** ***** I am a NSW Solicitor. Thank you for your question, and will do my best to assist you with your question. Please understand this is not legal advise Please understand this is not legal advice but a guide to assist you. Did you give him consent to build the house?
Being there for that long if he also paid rates etc he can claim adverse possession.
There are no such thing as squatter laws. He is either a border or a tenant.
But if he paid for the house he has an equitable interest giving him more rights.
What state of Australia is this in?
He will need to see a solicitor about his right to adverse possession but here is some information.
If your father is successful then the lad becomes his as well and he can will it to who ever he wants.
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