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CARE PRIN. Ch. 6.1-D

Legal Description, Methods of Acquiring Title and Deeds

TermDefinition
Accession
Accretion An addition to land from natural causes for example, from gradual action of the ocean or river waters.
Acknowledgment A formal declaration before a duly authorized officer (usually a notary public)by the person who signed the document, stating that the signature is voluntary given and that he or she is the person who signature appears on the document.
Addition of Fixtures
Administrator or Administratrix A male or female appointed by the probate court to administer the estate of a person deceased.
Adverse Possession
Alluvion
Avulsion
Eminent Domain
Escheat
Executor or Executrix Male or Female named in the will by the maker to handle estate of the deceased.
Foreclosure action
Grant Deed
Grantee
Grantor
Holographic Will
Intestate
Meets and Bounds
Partition Action
Private Grant
Probate
Public Grant
Quitclaim Deed
Registered Domestic Partner
Statutory Will
Sucession
Trust Deed
U. S. government Survey System
Warranty Deed
Witness Will
Testate When a person dies leaving a will.
Intestate when a person dies without leaving a will, he or she is said to have died intestate.
Codicil a A change in a will.
Legatee Person receiving personal property by will.
Bequest, legacy A gift of personal property by will.
Devisee Person receiving real property by will.
Devise A gift of real property by will.
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