What is the Law regarding squaders living in a house owned by the proprieter, that has been vacant for a certain period of time of the house and surrounding land with deed in hand.
Winslow, New Jersey
The law for "Squatters Rights" is Adverse Possession. In NJ before someone can claim adverse possession they must have continuously and without interruption lived on the property for the last 30 years. They must have lived there without the authorization/consent of the true owner. So if the owner gave permission then there is no squatter's rights.New Jersey: In New Jersey, the duration of such possession is sixty (60) years for uncultivated land and thirty (30) years for other real estate. New Jersey Code §2A-14-30.2A:14-30. 30 years' possession of real estate, except woodlands or uncultivated tracts, and 60 years' possession of woodlands or uncultivated tracts however commenced or continued
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