Alleged Adverse Possessor Charging Rent Gets Arrested

In West Palm Beach, Nathalie Heil was arrested on February 1, 2013, and faces charges of grand theft and fraud. Various news sources indicate that Heil has been accused of renting her neighbor’s foreclosed home. Heil claims she owns the property through adverse possession. To claim adverse possession, a claimant must file a DR-452 form […]

South Florida Real Estate Litigation – Adverse Possession

Adverse possession is a legal doctrine under which a person may gain ownership rights in a parcel of real property by occupying that parcel for a set period of time. It operates as an inverse of the statute of limitations that applies to an action in ejectment, a civil action that allows a landowner to […]