The real estate laws in US change constantly and real estate laws in Michigan are not an exception.
Among the diverse aspects considered under the Michigan real estate laws, laws on adverse possession are a kind.
Adverse possession is a doctrine according to which, an individual can claim the title of a neglected property,
which is occupied and improved by the individual.
Adverse possession laws:
The real estate laws surrounding adverse possession of a property in Michigan are as follows.
- Even before claiming the title, the property should be occupied for a period of 15 years.
- The landowner can challenge the title claim after a year, i.e., after lifting the disability.