pur autre vie
pur autre vie /pər-'ō-trə-'vī, pu̇r-'ō-trə-'vē/ [Anglo-French]: for another's life see also estate pur autre vie at estate 1

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

pur autre vie
(per o -tra vee) Legal French meaning "for another's life." It is a phrase used to describe the duration of a property interest. For example, if Bob is given use of the family house for as long as his mother lives, he has possession of the house pur autre vie.
Category: Wills, Trusts & Estates

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


pur autre vie

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

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  • pur autre vie — /par 6(w)tra vay/pur owtra viy/ For (or during) the life of another. An estate pur autre vie is an estate in lands which a person holds for the life of another person …   Black's law dictionary

  • pur autre vie — For the life of another. See estate pur autre vie …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • pur autre vie — pu̇ˌrōd.ə(r)ˈvē, ō.trə Etymology: Anglo French : for the life of another used of an estate the tenancy of which is measured by the life of a person other than the tenant; compare life estate …   Useful english dictionary

  • estate pur autre vie — see estate 1 Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • life estate pur autre vie — noun An estate in land which is given by a grantor to a party only for the duration of the life of a third party, and for which ownership will revert to another upon the death of that third party. Example: Joe gives property to Mike for the life… …   Wiktionary

  • estate pur autre vie — /ssteyt par owtra vay/ See pur autre vie …   Black's law dictionary

  • estate pur autre vie — /ssteyt par owtra vay/ See pur autre vie …   Black's law dictionary

  • estate pur autre vie — An estate which is to endure for the life of a person other than the grantee or devisee. 33 Am J1st Life Est § 3 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • autre vie — /owtra viy/ Another s life. A person holding an estate for or during the life of another is called a tenant pur autre vie, or pur terme d autre vie. See estate pur autre vie …   Black's law dictionary

  • autre vie — /owtra viy/ Another s life. A person holding an estate for or during the life of another is called a tenant pur autre vie, or pur terme d autre vie. See estate pur autre vie …   Black's law dictionary

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