adverse claim


adverse claim
An alleged right of one person asserted against the interest of another person

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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  • adverse claim — As respects adverse possession, a claim to possession which is hostile to the true owner. In mining law, a formal assertion of an adverse claimant made under oath and filed in the United States land office pending an application for a patent.… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • substantial adverse claim — A claim which is real and actual, as distinguished from one which is merely colorable. A claim disclosing a contested matter of right involving at least a fair doubt and reasonable room for controversy in matters of law or fact. Harrison v… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • adverse — ad·verse /ad vərs, ad ˌvərs/ adj: opposed to one s interests: operating to one s detriment an adverse verdict Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. adverse …   Law dictionary

  • adverse possession — see possession Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. adverse possession …   Law dictionary

  • adverse — As an adjective, in legal signification the word involves the element of hostility under a claim or color of title. Eastern Oregon Land Co. v Cole (CA9 Or) 92 F 949, 952. The adjective also expresses the position of persons in litigation with… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • claim — A demand for money or property; the assertion of a demand, or the challenge of something, as a matter of right; a demand of some matter, as of right, made by one person upon another to do or to forbear to do some act or thing, as a matter of duty …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • adverse interest — A right or concern that s contrary to the interest or claim of another. An adverse interest in real property is a claim against the property, such as an easement. Category: Bankruptcy, Foreclosure & Debt Category: Business, LLCs & Corporations… …   Law dictionary

  • claim of ownership — claim of ownership, right and title As regards adverse possession, claim of land as one s own to hold it for oneself. Claim of right, claim of title and claim of ownership are synonymous. Claimant s intention to claim in hostility to real owner.… …   Black's law dictionary

  • claim of right — claim of ownership, right and title As regards adverse possession, claim of land as one s own to hold it for oneself. Claim of right, claim of title and claim of ownership are synonymous. Claimant s intention to claim in hostility to real owner.… …   Black's law dictionary

  • claim of title — claim of ownership, right and title As regards adverse possession, claim of land as one s own to hold it for oneself. Claim of right, claim of title and claim of ownership are synonymous. Claimant s intention to claim in hostility to real owner.… …   Black's law dictionary


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