- Trespassing Basics
Trespass is an entry onto land without the consent of the landowner. This section explains the intent and knowledge requirements, express consent, implied consent, and the differences between criminal and civil trespass.
- Hunting, Animals, and Trespassing
State laws treat hunters differently when it comes to trespassing. Learn about posting requirements, trespassing to retrieve dogs or wounded animals, trespass by livestock, and more in this article.
- Select State Laws on Hunting and Trespassing
A collection of selected state laws related to hunting and trespassing. Find your state’s hunter trespassing law to learn about the relevant posting requirements, prohibited actions, and penalties involved.
- Homeowner Liability for Trespasser Injuries
While landowners are not obligated to protect trespassers who enter their property without permission, they cannot willfully injure them. This section explains a number of exceptions to this rule, including trespassing children.
- Adverse Possession: Continuous Trespassers' Rights
A trespasser who continues trespassing for an extended period of time may earn the right to stay on the land through “adverse possession.” Learn about the requirements of adverse possession, how to avoid it, and more.
- Easement Basics
A broad overview of the laws governing easements. Learn about what an easement is, how they’re created, the legal scope of easements, the rights and remedies under law, their transferability, and more.