Definition from Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary
(per o -tra vee) Legal French meaning "for another's life." It is a phrase used to describe the duration of a property interest. For example, if Bob is given use of the family house for as long as his mother lives, he has possession of the house pur autre vie.
Definition provided by Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary.
August 19, 2010, 5:22 pm