Posted By Philip Reed on 2/14/2010 at 1:49 PM
The whole argument about surveyors monumenting possession lines when the operative record line can be re-established borders on lunancy. The only way possession lines become boundary lines are through a written agreement between the parties or by a court judgment that indicates transfer of property through unwritten means.
I now have the complete links to the scholarly articles by Knud Hermansen and Mitchell Williams. These are must read articles.
Knud Hermansen’s Article from his Web site
"When a Fence is Just a Fence" from the ACSM Journal
Monumenting possession lines
February 15, 2010