Other Free Encyclopedias » Law Library - American Law and Legal Information » Free Legal Encyclopedia: Deed of covenant to Direct Tax

Demise

conveyance term lease

Death. A conveyance of property, usually of an interest in land. Originally meant a posthumous grant but has come to be applied commonly to a conveyance that is made for a definitive term, such as an estate for a term of years. A lease is a common example, and demise is sometimes used synonymously with "lease" or "let."

User Comments

Your email address will be altered so spam harvesting bots can't read it easily.
Hide my email completely instead?

Cancel or