Legal Question in Real Estate Law in Florida

Regarding Fl Statute 95.361; how do I file a claim in equity as mentioned in section 4 of the statute. I do not want my town to claim as public my private road. My deed describes a 30' easement for ingress / egress and public utilities. Other residents ( including a town council member) in my 60 acre, (12 five acre lots) unrecorded subdivision also claim that the road is private.

Asked on 11/03/13, 11:23 am

1 Answer from Attorneys

Steven Meyer CPLS, P.A.


That statute requires you to file a lawsuit in court protesting the governmental authority's right to take ownership of the road. There are strict time limits for doing this, as mentioned in that statute.

Our office is in Palm Beach County and we handle a lot of real estate matters. We'd be happy to speak with you about the situation.

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Answered on 11/03/13, 6:59 pm

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