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What circumstances help to recognize property rights to real estate items based on acquisitive prescription

A company may own a real estate item from a long time. This right is often exercised without documents confirming the right of ownership. In order to register it it is necessary to file an action for declaration of right to court. Lawyer of Real estate and construction practice of YUST Law Firm Dmitry Zheleznov prepared an article for “Company Lawyer” magazine on the circumstances subject to proof. The applicant has to confirm that he possessed the property in good will, openly and continuously as if it were his own during fifteen years. In this case the right of ownership is recognized based on acquisitive prescription.

Break me completely. Is limitation period applicable to demolition of unauthorized constructions?

In cases containing claims to demolish unauthorized constructions defendants often claim that plaintiffs missed the limitation period, and this is an independent ground to dismiss the claims. A logical question arises: are the provisions on limitation periods applicable to relations governed by article 222 of the Civil Code of Russia? It appears that these provisions do not always apply. Lawyer of the Real Estate and Construction practice of YUST Law Firm Dmitry Zheleznov explained in his article for Corporate Lawyer magazine, which facts affect the application of limitation periods to cases concerning demolition of unauthorized constructions.

Amendments to the Land Code of Russia introduced in 2015

Dmitry Zheleznov, Advocate of the Law Firm “YUST”, prepared a survey for the Ezh-Yurist newspaper

The procedure for provision of publicly owned land plots

Dmitry Zheleznov, Advocate of the Law Firm “YUST”, prepared an article for the information and analytical bulletin on real estate issues “RWAY”. The article deals with the legal study of certain provisions of Chapter V.1 of the Land Code of Russia

Easements over land plots: new rules of establishing

Ekaterina Motyvan, Senior Associate of the Law Firm “YUST”, and Maria Sovakova, Associate of the Firm, prepared an article for the information and analytical bulletin on real estate issues “RWAY”

The search for the best solutions

Advocate Alexander Bolomatov, Partner of the Law Firm "YUST" for “RBC Daily. Real Estate” magazine.

Contestation of transactions by spouses

An article by Advocate Tatiana Starikova, Head of Private Clients’ Practice of the Law Firm "YUST", and Igor Kostennikov, Lawyer of the Firm, on the subject of the possibilities of one spouse to contest the transaction executed by the other spouse was published in the Corporate Lawyer magazine (No. 9, September of 2012).

International Private Law: Contemporary Practice.

The collection focuses on topical questions of the practical application of international law norms: from the conclusion of external economic transactions to the examination of disputes in state courts and international commercial arbitration bodies.

The Principle of Unity of Economic Space in the Russian Constitution

The problem of preserving territorial integrity while according a degree of independence to various administrative territorial units is an important matter in a federated state.