One of the fundamental premises of the United States of America is our right to own land. We place great value on that premise and the law reflects it. But, while our real estate case law places the very demanding burden of proof of "clear and convincing" evidence with all inferences construed against the disseizor (the one trying to take the land), there is some chance the actual owner can lose.
The best way to avoid losing land to another is to address any possible concerns of boundary lines or use NOW. The sooner you address the unauthorized use of your land, the better your chances are of quashing an unwanted claim. The easiest way to cut off another's possible claim to your land is send a written notice granting permission to the use of your land until the final terms are agreed to between you and the invader.
I am here to help if you or someone you know thinks there's a possible boundary line dispute brewing. Please call to discuss this, or any of your real estate needs with me.
The material contained herein is provided for informational purposes only and is not legal advice, nor is it a substitute for obtaining legal advice from an attorney. Each situation is unique, and you should not act or rely on any information contained herein without seeking the advice of an experienced attorney.