Flashcards in Chapter 20 - Transfer of Title Deck (14):
Named by the court if no executor is named to oversee Administation and distribution of the estate.
the actual,visible, hostile, notorious, exclusive, and continuous possession of another's land under a claim of title.
Statues dealing with how title to real estate and personal property passes when owner dies intestate.
a male person, corporate entity,or any other type of organization designated in a will to carry out its provisions. female version - executrix.
One who inherits property under a will; one who will inherit under the state law of descent when someone dies intestate.
The condition of a property owner who dies without a will.
Transfer of property without owners consent, usually carried out by operation of the law, ranging from government condemnation of land for public use to a sale of property to satisfy delinquent tax or mortgage liens.
Last will and testament
An instrument made by an owner to voluntarily convey title to the owner's property after his or her death.
The judicial proceeding to confirm the validity of a will.
Dies with a will.
One who signs a will.
Transfer of title made by gift, sale or exchange.
The possession of land by someone who claims to own at least an estate for life therein.