A well-respected Victorian mediator conveyed it best when he said “adverse possession is a fascinating area of law, except for those embroiled in adverse possession litigation.”

For those involved in a litigation dispute, adverse possession is complex, often factually messy and costly. Adverse possession is a doctrine deeply rooted within the principles of old English common law and permits applicants to challenge the Torrens System and claim the exception that adverse possession provides to the indefeasibility…