Word of the Week:


Incorporeal Rights:

Rights in real property that do not involve physical possession of anything,

such as a dominant tenant’s right to use the servient tenant’s land-an easement. 

An easement appurtenant is an incorporeal hereditament, because it is inheritable,

but an easement in gross is merely an incorporeal right, because it is not inheritable.

 

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Word of the Week


 

Replevin:

Legal proceedings undertaken by a tenant to recover

possessions of personal belongings that have been unlawfully

confiscated by a landlord (usually for nonpayment of rent).

 

Word of the Week:


Writ of Possession:

a court order issued after an unlawful detainer action, informing

 the tenant that he or she must vacate the landlord’s property

 within a specified period or be forcibly removed by the sheriff.