estate in severalty – held by a tenant separately, without any other person being joined or connected in interest

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estate in severalty:
( 18c)

1. An estate held by a tenant separately, without any other person being joined or connected in interest. [1]

1. An estate held by a person as the sole tenant thereof in his own right only, without any other person being joined or connected with him in point of interest, during his estate therein.  This is the most common and usual way of holding an estate, and all estates are supposed to be of this sort unless expressly declared to be otherwise.  See 2 Bl Comm 179. [2]

1. An estate held by a person as the sole tenant without any other person having an interest.  This is the most common and usual way of holding an estate, and all estates are deemed to be of this sort unless expressly declared to be otherwise.
     See severalty. [3]

References:

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[1]: Black’s Law Dictionary Deluxe Tenth Edition by Henry Campbell Black, Editor in Chief Bryan A. Garner. ISBN: 978-0-314-61300-4

[2]: Ballantine’s Law Dictionary with Pronunciations Third Edition by James A. Ballantine (James Arthur 1871-1949).  Edited by William S. Anderson.  © 1969 by THE LAWYER’S CO-OPERATIVE PUBLISHING COMPANY.  Library of Congress Catalog Card No. 68-30931

[3]:  Ballantine’s Law Dictionary Legal Assistant Edition
by Jack Ballantine 
(James Arthur 1871-1949).  Doctored by Jack G. Handler, J.D. © 1994 Delmar by Thomson Learning.  ISBN 0-8273-4874-6.

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