Property Keyed to Saxer
Monroe v. Rawlings
Plaintiff seeks to eject Defendants from land Plaintiff claims as her own. Plaintiff acquired a deed to the land in 1907. The land is suitable only for hunting, fishing, and recreation. In 1926, Defendants built a cabin on the land. In 1928, they purchased the tax title to the land. Defendants paid taxes on the land regularly from 1924 to 1949. Defendants built a new cabin in 1933, which they used for hunting, fishing, and vacations. Records show Defendants occupied the cabin at least six times a year, including each hunting season. There is no evidence that Plaintiff ever challenged Defendants’ right to use the land. The lower court found that title to the land belonged to Defendants.
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