Estate Upon Condition

Definition of Estate Upon Condition

An estate in lands, the existence of which depends upon the happening or not happening of some uncertain event, whereby the estate may be either originally created, or enlarged, or finally defeated. 2 Bl.Comm. 151. An estate having a qualification annexed to it, by which it may, upon the happening of a particular event, be created, enlarged, or destroyed. United States v. 1,010.8 Acres, More or Less, Situate in Sussex County, Del., D.C.Del., 56 F.Supp. 120, 127.

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