corporeal property – can be perceived, having physical, tangible substance

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corporeal property:

1. The right of ownership in material things.

2. Property that can be perceived, as opposed to incorporeal property.  See tangible property. [1]

1. Property which has corporeal tangible substance. See 42 Am J1st Prop § 12. [2]

1. Property that has physical substance; tangible property.  EXAMPLES: a tract of land; an automobile; an heirloom; a chattel. [3]

Compare to:

incorporeal property – a property interest in a legal right, having no physical (tangible) existence, but recognized at law.


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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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