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Thanks for your question and good evening.You would have the right here to file a suit to quiet title.You would be claiming adverse possession here in Texas under the 10 year rule where you have possessed it and lived in it and paid taxes for this period of time.You would have court award you legal title to the property based on your adverse possession of it.You will need a local lawyer to file such a suit seeking to be awarded legal title so that you have clear legal ownership.This is the means here in Texas for asserting your legal claim based on adverse possession here.Here is reference to the Texas law, your claim falls under the 10 year catch all part..http://www.lonestarlandlaw.com/Adverse.html
Sec. 16.026 – The Ten-Year Statute
You can locate a local real estate litigation lawyer here to file your suit to quiet title.http://www.texasbar.com/AM/Template.cfm?Section=Lawyer_Referral_Service_LRIS_It has been my pleasure to assist you tonght.Please let me know if you have more follow up.Thanks again.I hope that you will be so kind as to leave a positive rating. If you do have any additional questions about my answer please click the "Continue Conversation Link" so I can provide you with a fully satisfactory answer. Please be aware that any rating of 1 or 2 is reflected as a negative rating and I receive no credit for my answers.
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