Menu International Law Directions
Hahalis & Kounoupis, P.C. - Greek Law Group
877-509-4333 schedule free Initial Consultation Email the firm
Trusted in the U.S. Trusted in Greece. The Law Firm of Choice for Greek Americans for More Than 25 Years.
  • Super Lawyers
  • AV - Preeminent 2012
  • Select lawyers 2014
  • The Best Lawyers in America
  • The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • L|C|A
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • The American Society of Legal Advocates
  • ABA - Section of Administrative law and regulatory practice
  • FOCUS EUROPE MAGAZINE | Top International Lawyers
  • AVVO
  • THE NATIONAL | TOP 100 | TRIAL LAWYERS | TRIAL LAWYERS
  • THE NATIONAL | TOP 100 LAWYERS | ADVOCATES
  • WHO'S WHO LEGAL | WWL Recognised in | Litigation 2016
American-Hellenic chamber of commerce 1932
Greece: The Path From A Great Past To A Great Future
American Bar Foundation

Hrisiktisia or "adverse possession" in Greece

"My aunt's sheep have grazed on my father's land for 20 years". There is a saying, a fool and his money are often parted". The same goes for land in Greece. You cannot sleep on your rights. In brief, if someone in Greece fences, controls, holds, cultivates and possesses your property for 20 years or more, they can file to get title to it. There are many ways to prevent this and to defend against such actions. When we defend these "hrisiktisia" cases, we focus on challenging the requirements of "continuous" "adverse" and "hostile" and have won many such cases in the last 25 years. Also, the law provides additional burdens and requirements for relative co-owners of land, before they can claim hrisiktisia.

No Comments

Leave a comment
Comment Information

Hahalis & Kounoupis, P.C. - Greek Law Group
Phone: 610-628-1336
Toll Free: 877-509-4333
Fax: 610-691-8418

U.S. Offices:
20 East Broad Street 
Bethlehem, PA 18018
Map and Directions

New Jersey
1015 New Durham Road
Edison, NJ 08817
(By appointment only)
Map and Directions

Greece Offices:
18 Valaoritou Street
4th Floor
Athens, 10671
Greece
(By appointment only)
Map and Directions

10 Ermou Street
Thessaloniki, 54625
Greece
(By appointment only)
Map and Directions

Hahalis & Kounoupis, P.C. - Greek Law Group