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Legal advice: My uncle rents out his land with no written contracts. Can his tenants claim squatter’s rights and ruin my inheritance?

A tenant can get a new tenancy if they have been in continuous occupation of a property for five years, regardless of whether the landlord wants to rent it to them

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In writing: It is preferable to have written agreements but it is common to rent land based on a verbal agreement

In writing: It is preferable to have written agreements but it is common to rent land based on a verbal agreement

In writing: It is preferable to have written agreements but it is common to rent land based on a verbal agreement

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My elderly uncle rents land to different farmers and he is very old-fashioned in his approach to this arrangement. Sometimes he takes cash for fields rented, and he does not believe in making contracts.


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