2013 South Carolina Code of Laws
Title 15 - Civil Remedies and Procedures
SECTION 15-67-210. Presumption of possession; when occupation deemed under legal title.

SC Code § 15-67-210 (2013) What's This?

In every action for the recovery of real property or the possession thereof the person establishing a legal title to the premises shall be presumed to have been possessed thereof within the time required by law. The occupation of such premises by any other person shall be deemed to have been under and in subordination to the legal title unless it appear that such premises have been held and possessed adversely to such legal title for ten years before the commencement of such action.

HISTORY: 1962 Code Section 10-2421; 1952 Code Section 10-2421; 1942 Code Section 377; 1932 Code Section 377; Civ. C. '22 Section 320; Civ. P. '12 Section 126; Civ. P. '02 Section 101; 1870 (14) 445 Section 104; 1873 (15) 496.

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