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58-2208. Adverse possession; interest may be conveyed notwithstanding. Any person claiming title to real estate may, notwithstanding there may be an adverse possession thereof, sell and convey his or her interest therein, in the same manner and with like effect as if he or she was in the actual possession thereof.

History: G.S. 1868, ch. 22, ยง 6; October 31; R.S. 1923, 67-208.

Law Review and Bar Journal References:

1957-59 survey of real property and future interests, James K. Logan, 8 K.L.R. 333, 338 (1959).

Interpretation by case in annotation No. 4 mentioned, Robert I. Guenthner, 15 K.L.R. 346, 361 (1967).

"Railroad Right of Way: The Real Property Interest in Kansas," Tim Pittman, 25 W.L.J. 327, 346 (1986).

Attorney General's Opinions:

Action to enforce lien for unredeemed real estate bid in by county; conveyance of land sold for taxes; adverse possession claim on property. 95-25.


1. Maintenance and champerty; purchase of paramount title by attorney. Richards v. Thompson, 43 K. 209, 212, 23 P. 106.

2. Warranty deed; adverse possession; conveyance of grantor's interest; section was taken from Missouri law; first adopted in 1855. Colver v. McInturff, 112 K. 604, 606, 607, 608, 212 P. 88, 212 P. 908.

3. Cited in holding language in deed inadequate to reserve servient interest. Shell Petroleum Corporation v. Hollow, 70 F.2d 811.

4. No action for fraud when buyer of real estate had right to inspect, declined to inspect and waived any claims arising from defects. Alires v. McGehee, 277 K. 398, 85 P.3d 1191 (2004).

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