DEAR LEGAL WIZ,
My great grand father owned land in Jamaica and has been deceased for years but left no will. Some grandchildren are still living on one of the lands. My grandfather has been paying the taxes on the lands since and is the only living child. How would he proceed to take ownership?
Adverse possession with the help of a trained person is the seeming easiest way at this time.
He needs to get his case assessed as there are other options which he might be better off doing.
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