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Does 40+year old fence become the property line?

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does 40+year old fence become the property line?
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Real Estate Law
Expert:  AttyHeather replied 3 months ago.

Normally, yes, Boundary by Acquiescence is shown by proving the following:
1. Occupation of land up to a visible line marked by a monument, fence, or building;
2. Mutual acquiescence or acceptance in that line as the property boundary;
3. For more than 20 years; and
4. By adjoining land owners.