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Are squatters rights real?

The term squatters rights traditionally refers to various forms of "adverse possession" which I know in most jurisdictions is a real thing, however the recent media focus on it seems to ...
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Trespassing/squatting on commercial premises in England

Squatters moved into a disused pub in London on a Friday and a High Court order for their removal was not granted until the subsequent Thursday. The reporting states that it is not a crime to occupy ...
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Squatters removed by police for gas hazard concerns

Meet Alice. In 2021 Alice occupied a disused pizza restaurant in Soho as a squat and began making free pizzas for all in the kitchen using donated ingredients to raise awareness for a political cause....
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Can a squatter exclude a subsequent trespasser from a property?

Meet Bob. Bob is occupying a property as a squatter and is awaiting his hearing date for the interim possession claim. In the meantime, he is organising private underground music events in the ...
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Does a squatter's executor have tenant rights after the squatter's death?

In California, "Bob" was living rent-free for years in exchange for caretaking and minor repairs. There wasn't any written contract. Six weeks ago, Bob's sister "Sue" began to ...
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