Possessory estates chart

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Unformatted text preview: POSSESSORY ESTATES FREEHOLD NON-FREEHOLD TENANCY OF YEARS LIFE ESTATE Pur autre vie FEE SIMPLE DEFEASIBLE FEE SIMPLE Fee simple (O to A and her heirs) unlimited duration [fee simple absolute] Fee tail (O to A and the heirs of her body) until the line runs out. Life estate (O to a for life) until the measuring life runs out. Term of years (O to a for 10 years) until the term expires. Added Limitations (if any): If the estate is conveyed with no added limitation Absolute. Determinable *end automatically. (until, during, so long as, while, and is placed before the punctuation mark). Subject to a condition subsequent *ends only if & when `O' enforces right to retake. (but if, however, on condition that, and is placed after punctuation mark). pur autre vie (O to A for life) A can convey to B, but only for the life of A DETERMINABLE FEE SIMPLE SUBJECT TO CONDITIONS see Future Interest Chart . ...
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