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I am sorry you are dealing with this situation. Yes it may be possible to be granted what is referred to as a prescriptive easement. This works very similar to adverse possession of land. You may also have a claim of adverse possession of the property. You would have needed to use the strip of land for 20 years however. This is also true for a prescriptive easement. This can be reduced by 7 years if the area was described and included in your deed (basically a mistake in the description of the property lines).
Unfortunately, any action is going to require the retaining of a local attorney to assert a claim. Even if you have not used the driveway for 20 years a local attorney may be able to negotiate a fair resolution to this matter and attempt under the threat of action to get the neighbor to be reasonable.
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