The prescription is a legal figure by which the mere passage of time produces the extinction or acquisition of rights.

It is also a means of acquiring goods or freeing oneself from obligations by fulfilling a certain time fixed by law.

The acquisition of real estate by virtue of possession is called positive prescription, this figure is configured with the following elements:

  • Own as an owner;
  • In a Peaceful Way;
  • Keep going; Publish;
  • In good faith;

Under this figure you can regularize your property, through a trial of positive prescription, this type of trials lasts approximately x months, depending on each situation.


Farias & Walker.