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My mother has let you brother live on one of her quarter sections

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My mother has let you brother live on one of her quarter sections for 20 plus years and believes (through rumors) he is going for squatters rights... what are squatters rights. This is in Alberta, Canada
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Canada Law
Expert:  Legal Ease replied 1 year ago.
He does not have squatter's rights.Squatter's rights is when someone gains ownership of land by living on it without permission, openly, continuously and exclusively. He had permission so he cannot acquire squatter's rights.

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