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2009 Florida Statutes

Real property actions; possession by legal owner presumed.
Section 95.13, Florida Statutes 2009

95.13  Real property actions; possession by legal owner presumed.--In every action to recover real property or its possession, the person establishing legal title to the property shall be presumed to have been possessed of it within the time prescribed by law. The occupation of the property by any other person shall be in subordination to the legal title unless the property was possessed adversely to the legal title for 7 years before the commencement of the action.

History.--s. 4, ch. 1869, 1872; RS 1289; GS 1720; RGS 2934; CGL 4654; s. 9, ch. 74-382.