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Statutes > North-carolina > Chapter_43 > GS_43-27

§43‑27.  Adverse claim subsequent to registry; affidavit of claimprerequisite to enforcement; limitation.

Any person claiming any right,title, or interest in registered land adverse to the registered owner thereof,arising subsequent to the date of the original decree of registration, may, ifno other provision is made for registering the same, file with the register ofdeeds of the county in which such decree was rendered or certificate of titlethereon was issued, a verified statement in writing, setting forth fully theright, title, or interest so claimed, how or from whom it was acquired, and areference to the number, book, and page of the certificate of title of theregistered owner, together with a description of the land by metes and bounds,the adverse claimant's place of residence and his post‑office address,and, if a nonresident, he shall designate or appoint the said register of deedsto receive all notices directed to or to be served upon such adverse claimantin connection with the claim by him made, and such statement shall be noted andfiled by said register of deeds as an adverse claim; but no action orproceeding to enforce such adverse claim shall be maintained unless the same becommenced within six months of the filing of the statement thereof. (1919,c. 236, s. 1; C.S., s. 2401.)