What is Usucapione?
Usucapione is a legal procedure which can give you ownership of a property in Italy without need of any specific title such as a deed of purchase or a Will and without any agreement with the owner of the property.
Usucapione is similar to Adverse Possession. It is a legal situation which is connected with possession of a property which must not happen with hostility.
How does it work?
The possession of whole or part of a property and or land must take place, with public knowledge. After a number of years which can be 10 or 20 depending on the circumstances, the possessor can obtain the legal title and become the legal owner of this property; this happens even if you aware the owner of the property is someone else. Read more