Estate in Common

Definition of Estate in Common

An estate in lands held by two or more persons, with interests accruing under different titles; or accruing under the same title, but at different periods; or conferred by words of limitation importing that the grantees are to take in distinct shares. See also Tenancy (Tenancy in common).

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