# ELFI Ch 2.txt

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1. 2.1: What is the name for the part of the conveyance that tells you who is receiving the conveyed interest?
Words of purchase
2. 2.2: What is the name for the part of the conveyance that tells you what kind of interest that person is receiving?
Words of limitation
3. 2.3: O conveys to A and her heirs. (B is A's only child.) What is the duration of B's estate (if any)?
A has a fee simple. B has nothing.
4. 2.4: O conveys to A for life. Then A conveys to B. What is the duration of B's estate (if any)?
B has a life estate pur autre vie. A is the measuring life. B's life estate will last until A dies.
5. 2.5: O conveys to A and the heirs of his body. Then A conveys to B. (Assume original fee tail.) What is the duration of B's estate (if any)?
A (the owner of a fee tail in its original form) can convey only the right to possess the land during A's life. Therefore, B's estate will last only until A dies.
6. 2.6: O conveys to A for 10 years. Then A immediately conveys to B. What is the duration of B's estate (if any)?
B's estate will last for the remainder of the 10 years.
7. 2.7: O conveys to A for life. Then A conveys to B for 2 years. One month later A dies. What is the duration of B's estate (if any)?
B's estate ends when A dies.
8. 2.8: O conveys to A and his heirs. Then A conveys to B for 2 years. One year later A dies. What is the duration of B's estate (if any)?
B's estate is unaffected by A's death. B has one more year of possession left.
9. 2.9: O conveys to A for life. In 1993, A conveys to B for 2 years. A dies in 2001. What is the duration of B's estate (if any)?
B's estate ended in 1995.
10. 2.10: O conveys to A and the heirs of her body. Then A dies, devising her entire estate to her husband, B. A has one child, C. What is the duration of B's estate (if any)?
B has no estate. Upon the death of the holder, a fee tail passes automatically to the holder's issue without regard to the terms of the holder's will. C has the right to possession.
11. 2.11: O conveys to A for life. Then A dies, devising her entire estate to B. What is the duration of B's estate (if any)?
B has no estate. Upon the death of A, the life estate ended.
12. 2.12: O to A and the heirs of his body. A has two sons (B and C) and two grandchildren (D and E). Who has an interest in the property after this transfer?
A has an interest.
13. 2.13: O to A and her heirs. A has a husband (B) and one child (C). What interest does A have? Does someone other than A have an interest in the property? If so, who and why?
A has an interest.
14. 2.14: O to A for the life of B. What interest does A have? Does someone other than A have an interest in the property? If so, who and why?
A has an interest.
15. 2.15: O to A. A has no husband and no children but has a living father and mother. (Assume modern law.) What interest does A have? Does someone other than A have an interest in the property? If so, who and why?
A has an interest.
16. 2.16: O to A for life. Then A conveys to B. B dies intestate with one heir, C. What interest does A have? Does someone other than A have an interest in the property? If so, who and why?
C has an interest.
17. 2.17: O to A for 2 years. What interest does A have? Does someone other than A have an interest in the property? If so, who and why?
A has a term of years. O has the right to possession after A's term of years ends.
18. 2.18: O to A and the heirs of his body. What interest does A have? Does someone other than A have an interest in the property? If so, who and why?
A has a fee tail. O has the right to possession after A's issue die out.
19. 2.19: O to A for life. What interest does A have? Does someone other than A have an interest in the property? If so, who and why?
A has a life estate. O has the right to possession after A dies.
20. 2.20: O to A and her heirs. What interest does A have? Does someone other than A have an interest in the property? If so, who and why?
A has a fee simple. No one else has a right to possession either now or in the future.
21. 2.21: O to A for the life of B. What interest does A have? Does someone other than A have an interest in the property? If so, who and why?
A has a life estate pour autre vie. O has the right to possession after B (the measuring life) dies.
22. 2.22: O to A. (Assume modern law.) What interest does A have? Does someone other than A have an interest in the property? If so, who and why?
A has a fee simple. No one else has a right to possession either now or in the future.

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 Author: dschnelldavis ID: 39295 Filename: ELFI Ch 2.txt Updated: 2010-10-03 16:58:34 Tags: Law Property Folders: Description: Estates in Land and Future Interests, Chapter 2 Show Answers:

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