paramount title


paramount title
paramount title see title

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

paramount title
n.
The superior of two titles to the same property, i.e., the one that will prevail over the other.

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


paramount title
The original title, or a title that prevails over any other claim of title.
Category: Real Estate & Rental Property

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


paramount title
In the law of real property, ownership that is superior to the ownership with which it is compared, in the sense that the former is the source or the origin of the latter.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


paramount title
In the law of real property, ownership that is superior to the ownership with which it is compared, in the sense that the former is the source or the origin of the latter.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

paramount title
n.
   a right to real property which prevails over any other person's claim of title.
   See also: title

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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