fee simple absolute


fee simple absolute
fee simple absolute see fee simple

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

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  • fee simple absolute — noun (plural fees simple absolute) : a fee simple that has no limitation, qualification, or condition affecting it and is the maximum possible ownership in real estate under system of property founded on the English common law …   Useful english dictionary

  • fee simple absolute — A fee simple …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • fee simple absolute in possession — the freehold estate that most closely approximates to absolute ownership in English property law. Collins dictionary of law. W. J. Stewart. 2001 …   Law dictionary

  • owner of the fee simple absolute — index landholder Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • fee simple — fee sim·ple n pl fees simple [simple without limitation (as to heirs) and unrestricted (as to transfer of ownership)]: a fee that is alienable (as by deed, will, or intestacy) and of potentially indefinite duration; esp: fee simple absolute in… …   Law dictionary

  • Fee simple — is an estate in land in common law. It is the most common way real estate is owned in common law countries, and is ordinarily the most complete ownership interest that can be had in real property short of allodial title, which is often reserved… …   Wikipedia

  • fee simple — n. [Anglo Fr: see FEE & SIMPLE] absolute ownership of real property with unrestricted rights of disposition …   English World dictionary

  • fee simple — Typically, words fee simple standing alone create an absolute estate in devisee and such words followed by a condition or special limitation create a defeasible fee. Babb v. Rand, Me., 345 A.2d 496, 498. === Absolute. A fee simple absolute is an… …   Black's law dictionary

  • fee simple — Synonyms and related words: adverse possession, alodium, burgage, claim, colony, copyhold, de facto, de jure, dependency, derivative title, equitable estate, estate at sufferance, estate for life, estate for years, estate in expectancy, estate in …   Moby Thesaurus

  • fee simple — noun (plural fees simple) Law a permanent and absolute tenure in land with freedom to dispose of it at will, especially (in full fee simple absolute in possession) a freehold tenure, which is the main type of land ownership …   English new terms dictionary


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