Judge gives Tempe 'squatter' 30 days to vacate land he claims is his
CLOSE Steve Sussex gives a tour of the property his family has occupied for 137 years on the corner of First Street and Farmer Avenue. Sussex is in a dispute with Tempe over rights to the parcel. Ben Moffat/azcentral.com
He has battled the state and the city for more than a decade, claiming he has a right to land that has been part of his family for more than a century. On Monday, a court order ruled he has 30 days to vacate.
The ruling filed in Maricopa County Superior Court said that Tempe has the power to evict Steve Sussex from the land, which is steps away from its man-made lake and... read more
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