seised


seised
See: seized
Category: Real Estate & Rental Property
Category: Wills, Trusts & Estates

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

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  • seised — seisˈed adjective (Spenser) Reached, attained • • • Main Entry: ↑seise * * * seised «seezd», adjective. Law. having ownership and right of possession, as of a freehold estate …   Useful english dictionary

  • seised of — seized or seised of 1. In (legal) possession of 2. Aware of 3. In the process of considering • • • Main Entry: ↑seize …   Useful english dictionary

  • seised — adj. confiscated, foreclosed, taken forcibly (also seized) sɪːz v. seize; expropriate, confiscate; (Law) make a person the legal owner of merchandise or property …   English contemporary dictionary

  • seised — Having seisin. Having been subjected to seizure …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • seised in his demesne as of fee — Clothed with seisin as owner in fee; seised in fee simple …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • seised in fee — See in fee …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • seised to uses — Holding title for the use or benefit of another. See covenant to stand seized to uses …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • covenant to stand seised — A conveyance adapted to the case where a person seised of land in possession, reversion, or vested remainder, proposes to convey it to his wife, child, or kinsman. In its terms it consists of a covenant by him, in consideration of his natural… …   Black's law dictionary

  • covenant to stand seised — A conveyance adapted to the case where a person seised of land in possession, reversion, or vested remainder, proposes to convey it to his wife, child, or kinsman. In its terms it consists of a covenant by him, in consideration of his natural… …   Black's law dictionary

  • covenant to stand seised to uses — A covenant by which a man, seised of land, covenants in consideration of blood or marriage that he will stand seised of the same to the use of his child, wife, or kinsman, for life, in tail, or in fee. In such case, the statute of uses executed… …   Ballentine's law dictionary


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