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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

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.

Disposal of Russian Property Located Abroad.

The problems of locating, inventory, administration and disposal of Russian property abroad is a matter of constant public interest.