Monthly Archives: December 2016

What is a Quiet Title Action?

As a probate and real estate attorney in Summerville, SC, I’m often asked to explain the meaning of a “Quiet Title” or “Quiet Title Action”.  A quiet title is a term often used when there is a dispute or defect in the title or ownership of a piece of property. A dispute may arise when [...]

2016-12-07T00:12:31+00:00December 7th, 2016|Categories: Real Estate|

How Does Adverse Possession Work in South Carolina?

It baffles most people when I tell them that it is possible to take claim of someone else’s land for free in South Carolina. By occupying and using another person’s land, eventually the inhabitant can legally claim the land as their own. Of course, the entire process is a bit more complicated than that, but [...]