estate by entirety
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Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

estate by entirety
n.
   tenancy by the entirety

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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  • estate by the entirety — see estate 1 Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • tenant by entirety — See estate by entireties …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Tenants By Entirety - TBE — When a property is owned by two or more tenants. If one owner dies, the survivor takes the whole estate. This agreement can only be changed if each person is still living …   Investment 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

  • 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 in land — An estate in land is an interest in real property that is or may become possessory.This should be distinguished from an estate as used in reference to an area of land, and estate as used to refer to property in general.In property law, the rights …   Wikipedia

  • 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 — A whole of anything, as distinguished from a part of it; an undivided whole. The joint estate of husband and wife. 26 Am J1st H & W § 66. See estate by entireties …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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