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Is the existence of the door a dealbreaker? Do the family members speak to each other?
Will the one who uses the door be willing to relinquish?
The legal situation is that if this door has been in place for 1 more than 20 years without consent or objection or 2 it has simply been in place for more years than anyone can remember, then the property owner with the benefit of the door can claim an easement for the door to remain in place 1 under the Prescription Act or 2 under the doctrine of Lost Modern Grant which is a legal doctrine basically, if it’s happened for so long that no one can remember it is assumed that there was a deed but the deed has been lost.
I’m sorry to have to say therefore that unless the person whoever has the benefit of the door is willing to relinquish it you are stuck with it. Incidentally, it doesn’t matter if they no longer need it or no longer use it, you are still stuck with it. At least you know.
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