What r squatters rights for illinois?
Not legal advice: In the state of Illinois, squatter’s rights, also known as adverse possession, occurs after seven years when made under the color of title, or twenty years otherwise. These rights are covered under Illinois Code §735-5/13 through 101-122. Adverse possession is a common law concept, whereby title to another person’s real property can be obtained without compensation. The squatter is typically referred to as the disseisor, who openly occupies a piece of property as his own.
Updated on Wednesday, February 01 2012 at 10:23PM EST