Definition from Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary
1) Written evidence of title to real estate. Examples might include a deed, a contract, or the death certificate of a co-owner if property was held in joint tenancy. 2) In Texas, a procedure to transfer real estate left by will that is simpler than regular probate.
Definition provided by Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary.
August 19, 2010, 5:20 pm