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Problem of the Week: July 5

July 5, 2011
Problem of the Week: Unwritten Rights

Which of the following elements is not required of a claimant to title by adverse possession?

(A) hostility

(B) open and notorious possession

(C) possession for the statutory period

(D) color of title

The answer is (D).

This is problem 42 (3-5) from the NEW third edition of “Surveying Solved Problems for the FS and PS Exams” by Jan Van Sickle, PLS (formerly "1001 Solved Surveying Fundamentals Problems"). Reprinted with permission from “Surveying Solved Problems for the FS and PS Exams” by Jan Van Sickle, PLS (2008 Professional Publications Inc.). For details on this and other FLS exam-prep books, call 800/426-1178 or visit www.ppi2pass.com.