Possession is nine points of the law
This page is about the saying "Possession is nine points of the law"
This saying suggests that the person who physically has ownership of something is in a stronger legal position than someone who claims to be the owner.
nine points = nine tenths or 90% | In fact, this idea has no real basis in Law.
If "possession is nine points of the law", which of the following people might be considered to be in the strongest position legally? Someone who
Contributor: Josef Essberger