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Yes. It could be true through what is called adverse possession. We can discuss it.
Below is what you need to meet for it:
Adverse possession must be:
1) hostile (against the right of the true owner and without permission)
2) actual (exercising control over the property)
3) exclusive (in the possession of the trespasser alone)
4) open and notorious (using the property as the real owner would, without hiding his or her occupancy), and
5) continuous for the statutory period (which is 15 years in Michigan under Mich. Comp. Laws Ann. §(###) ###-####4)).
We can discuss it more if you would like to do so.
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