estate by the entirety

estate by the entirety
estate by the entirety see estate 1

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

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  • tenancy by the entirety — see tenancy Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. tenancy by the entirety …   Law dictionary

  • Tenancy By The Entirety — A type of concurrent estate in real property that is unique in that it occurs where the owners of property are husband and wife. Each spouse has an equal and undivided interest in the property. In essence, each owns the entire estate. In the… …   Investment dictionary

  • tenancy by the entirety — or tenancy by entireties : a tenancy in which husband and wife are seized of the whole estate but without power of severing compare joint tenancy …   Useful english dictionary

  • estate — The degree, quantity, nature, and extent of interest which a person has in real and personal property. An estate in lands, tenements, and hereditaments signifies such interest as the tenant has therein. 2 Bl.Comm. 103. The condition or… …   Black's law dictionary

  • estate — The degree, quantity, nature, and extent of interest which a person has in real and personal property. An estate in lands, tenements, and hereditaments signifies such interest as the tenant has therein. 2 Bl.Comm. 103. The condition or… …   Black's law dictionary

  • estate — es·tate /i stāt/ n [Anglo French estat, literally, state, condition, from Old French, from Latin status, from stare to stand] 1: the interest of a particular degree, nature, quality, or extent that one has in land or other property compare fee;… …   Law dictionary

  • entirety — The whole, in contradistinction to a moiety or part only. When land is conveyed to husband and wife, they do not take by moieties, but both are seised of the entirety. Parceners, on the other hand, have not an entirety of interest, but each is… …   Black's law dictionary

  • entirety — The whole, in contradistinction to a moiety or part only. When land is conveyed to husband and wife, they do not take by moieties, but both are seised of the entirety. Parceners, on the other hand, have not an entirety of interest, but each is… …   Black's law dictionary

  • entirety — en·tire·ty n pl ties 1: the state of being entire or complete in its entirety 2: an undivided whole; specif: an interest in real property that cannot be divided compare moiety by the entirety also …   Law dictionary

  • estate by entirety — See: tenancy by the entirety Category: Bankruptcy, Foreclosure & Debt Category: Real Estate & Rental Property Category: Wills, Trusts & Estates Nolo’s Plain English Law Dictionary. Gerald N. Hill, Kathleen Thompson Hill …   Law dictionary

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