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Prescriptive Easement
A right to use property, acquired by open and obvious use, without the owner's permission, over a minimum period of time established by state law. For example, if hikers have been using a trail through your backyard for ten years and you've never complained, they probably have an easement by prescription through your yard to the trail.
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