Occupation and control of a property which is obvious and accepted by the public. May lead to a claim of title under the rules of adverse possession if the possessor is not the owner of the property.
Occupying real estate owned by another, without permission.
Open and active occupancy of a piece of real estate that acknowledges the fact that you are in possession. Notorious possession is one of the important tests when finding for or against a claim of property under adverse possession, which is to acquire land by unauthorized but lengthy occupation.