dominant estate
dominant estate see estate 4

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

dominant estate
n.
A piece of property that has the use of an easement or servitude on another piece of property, usually adjacent to it.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


dominant estate
Category: Real Estate & Rental Property

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

dominant estate
n.
   in real estate law, the property retained when the owner splits off and conveys part of the property to another party but retains some rights such as an easement for access (a driveway) or utilities. The property sold off upon which there is the easement is called the servient estate. These are also called dominant tenement and servient tenement, respectively.
   See also: easement, servient estate

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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  • dominant estate — or tenement /domsnsnt asteyt/ Land that benefits from easement on another (usually adjacent) property. That to which a servitude or easement is due, or for the benefit of which it exists. A term used in the civil and Scotch law, and later in ours …   Black's law dictionary

  • dominant estate — or tenement /domsnsnt asteyt/ Land that benefits from easement on another (usually adjacent) property. That to which a servitude or easement is due, or for the benefit of which it exists. A term used in the civil and Scotch law, and later in ours …   Black's law dictionary

  • Dominant estate — Dominant Dom i*nant, a. [L. dominans, antis, p. pr. of dominari: cf. F. dominant. See {Dominate}.] Ruling; governing; prevailing; controlling; predominant; as, the dominant party, church, spirit, power. [1913 Webster] The member of a dominant… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dominant estate — dominant tenement or dominant estate, Law. land in favor of which a servitude exists over another tenement …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dominant estate — A dominant estate is the parcel of real property that has an easement over another piece of property (the servient estate). The type of easement involved is almost always an appurtenant easement. Likewise, it is almost always an affirmative… …   Wikipedia

  • dominant estate — Same as dominant tenement …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • dominant estate or tenement — /domsnsnt asteyt/ Land that benefits from easement on another (usually adjacent) property. That to which a servitude or easement is due, or for the benefit of which it exists. A term used in the civil and Scotch law, and later in ours, relating… …   Black's law dictionary

  • dominant estate or tenement — /domsnsnt asteyt/ Land that benefits from easement on another (usually adjacent) property. That to which a servitude or easement is due, or for the benefit of which it exists. A term used in the civil and Scotch law, and later in ours, relating… …   Black's law dictionary

  • dominant tenement — dominant estate or tenement /domsnsnt asteyt/ Land that benefits from easement on another (usually adjacent) property. That to which a servitude or easement is due, or for the benefit of which it exists. A term used in the civil and Scotch law,… …   Black's law dictionary

  • dominant tenement — dominant estate or tenement /domsnsnt asteyt/ Land that benefits from easement on another (usually adjacent) property. That to which a servitude or easement is due, or for the benefit of which it exists. A term used in the civil and Scotch law,… …   Black's law dictionary

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