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Addition to land by gradual water deposits

Accretion

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Acquiring title to land by occupying it for fixed period

Adverse Possession

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One’s apparent title

Color of Title

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Property acquired during marriage owned separately and equally by both spouses

Community Property

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An interest in land for nonexclusive or intermittent use

Easement

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Interest in property

Estate

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Largest, most complete right in property

Fee Simple Estate

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Personal property so securely attached to real estate that it becomes part of the real estate.

Fixture

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Multiple ownership in which, at death of one, that share passes to remaining owners

Joint Tenancy

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Right to do certain acts on land

License

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Estate for duration of a person’s life

Life Estate

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Person owning property for a lifetime

Life Tenant

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Suit to divide joint tenancy

Partition

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Land and permanent attachments to land

Real Property

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Interest in life estate that goes to someone other than grantor on death of life tenant

Remainder

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Interest of grantor in life estate that returns to grantor on death of life tenant

Reversion

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Automatic ownership of property by survivors

Right of Survivorship

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Co–ownership by husband and wife with right of survivorship

Tenancy by the Entirety

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Multiple ownership in which, at death, one owner’s share passes as will directs or to heirs.

Tenancy in Common

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1. In the legal sense, vegetation is considered real property only.

False

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2. In most states where navigable rivers form the boundary, the owner of the adjoining land owns the land only to the low-water mark.

True

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3. All perennials growing on land are a part of the land until they are removed.

True

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4. Co-ownership by husband and wife with rights of survivorship is called tenancy by the union.

False

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5. Community property is property acquired during a marriage that is owned separately and equally by both spouses.

True

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6. All states operate under community property laws.

False

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7. If a nonnavigable river flows through property, a person who owns the property owns the riverbed but not the water that flows over the bed.

True

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8. When more than one person owns land, each person has the right to use and possess it.

True

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9. A ________ is multiple ownership in which, at death, one owner's share passes as a will directs or to the heirs.

tenancy in common

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10. Automatic ownership of property by survivors is called ________.

right of survivorship

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11. Interest of a grantor in a life estate that returns to the grantor upon the death of a life tenant is ________.

reversion

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12. Acquiring title to land by occupying it for a fixed period of time is called ________.

adverse possession

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13. Addition to land as a result of gradual water deposits is an ________.

accretion

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CROSSWORD: This occurs when two or more people own property such that, at death, one owner's share passes as a will directs or to their heirs.

Tenancy in Common

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CROSSWORD: Sometimes refrigerators are considered this in apartment rentals.

Fixtures

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CROSSWORD: This is the nature and extent of interest that a person has in real or personal property.

Estate

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CROSSWORD: Under tenancy by the entirety, if a spouse dies the property converts to the surviving spouse and the creditor cannot have a claim against the property unless the creditor has _______ spouses.

Both

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CROSSWORD: The original owner may no longer object to a trespass and the title to real property by occupying the land owned by another for a period fixed by statute.

Adverse Possession

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CROSSWORD: This consists of land and all the permanent attachments to the land.

Real Property

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CROSSWORD: The addition to land as a result of the gradual deposit by water of solids.

Accretion

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CROSSWORD: The courts ruled in this court case that the strip of land was acquired by adverse possession.

Butzkiewiczvdi Franco

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CROSSWORD: This is when interest of grantor in life estate that returns to the grantor on the death of tenant.

Reversion

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CROSSWORD: This many states recognize a form of ownership called community property. (Spell out the number)

Nine

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CROSSWORD: These three words pertain to the idea that the owner has the right to possess he property forever.

Fee Simple Estate

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CROSSWORD: Interest in life estate that goes to someone other than the grantor on death of life tenant.

Remainder

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CROSSWORD: A joint tenancy can be destroyed by one joint tenant for a division of the property called a suit for ______________.

Partition

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CROSSWORD: The right-of-way across another's land is called an ___________.

Easement

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CROSSWORD: This is the automatic ownership of property by survivors.

Right of Survivorship