If I allow my neighbor to use my driveway on a regular basis, does this create a title problem for me?

People who work for my neighbor regularly park their cars in my driveway. Does this create a legal title problem for me?

Asked on October 22, 2017 under Real Estate Law, Colorado


SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 3 years ago | Contributor

No, it does not: no one can get an interest in or title to property by using it with the permission of the property owner; allowing someone to use (such as park in) your property does not lead to adverse possession or any other loss of rights or title. *Unpermitted* use, if you don't stop it and let it go on for years, can affect your title, but not permitted use.

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