Property Law

When does a fence become a property lot line?

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January 29, 2009 7:26PM

If the fence is on the legal, surveyed property line, then the line is official immediately.

If the fence is not on the legal, surveyed property line, your state's doctrine of mutual acquiescence will determine if and when the fence will become the line. A real estate attorney in your area will be able to tell if you have a legitimate mutual acquiescence claim.