January 31, 2020

Adverse Possession

Judgement on Adverse Possession

In a recent decision on 7th August, 2019, the Honourable Supreme court of India has passed a judgement wherein it has been held that adverse possession has roots in a principle that awards ownership of a land to a person who makes the best or highest use of land.It means that if a person who […]

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November 7, 2017

When Caretakers Try to become Property Owners

When caretakers try to become property owners

In India the culture of leaving behind property as the responsibility of caretakers is an ongoing culture, especially in the case of NRI’s due to their living outside of the country for long durations. However, property possession is nine tenths of the law and that is something that provides for great merit in rightful claim […]

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September 6, 2017


Forceful possession on the property

Right of possession of property:It is the right in the property irrespective of whether person is a temporary holder or long-term holder. The person with the right of possession usually has also the right to occupy and use it.  The word Possession is much wider in legal parlance and includes possession whether actual or constructive […]

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March 9, 2017

Adverse Possession – Owners need to be careful

adverse possession

A lot of NRIs face issues of possession over their property. Illegal possession and Adverse possession – both are major issues that NRIs face due to their prolonged absence from their root country. It is important for people to understand the terms and also ways of safeguarding themselves from these problems.Adverse possession implies a situation […]

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