conveyance


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conveyance

Law
a. a transfer of the legal title to property
b. the document effecting such a transfer

conveyance

1. The transfer of property from one person to another.
2. The document or instrument by which this transfer is effected.
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Happily he too had been looking about him, and, after a moment's hesitation, said, "Monsieur, I think I have found a means of conveyance.
Kiouni--this was the name of the beast--could doubtless travel rapidly for a long time, and, in default of any other means of conveyance, Mr.
And have a conveyance at the road-end of the lane as near an hour hence as you possibly can?
Thinking it advisable, on the whole, not to let him see that I noticed a change in him, I proceeded at once to the question of the conveyance, and was told that I could hire the landlord's light cart, in which he was accustomed to drive to the market town.
My resources were just as likely to hold out against the expenses of posting, where public conveyances could not be obtained, as against the expense of waiting privately at hotels, until the right coaches might start.
It was the same, they heard, with the public conveyances.
The violence of the storm had delayed him over night, and in the morning the fallen trees had compelled him to abandon his conveyance and continue his journey afoot.
But if, on the other hand, the titulars were men of inferior importance, who had been inducted into the office by the interest of some powerful person, it was generally understood that the new Abbot should grant for his patron's benefit such leases and conveyances of the church lands and tithes as might afford their protector the lion's share of the booty.
The Journalist then recites the complaint of the injured Allan Stewart, Commendator of Crossraguel, to the Regent and Privy Council, averring his having been carried, partly by flattery, partly by force, to the black vault of Denure, a strong fortalice, built on a rock overhanging the Irish channel, where to execute leases and conveyances of the whole churches and parsonages belonging to the Abbey of Crossraguel, which he utterly refused as an unreasonable demand, and the more so that he had already conveyed them to John Stewart of Cardonah, by whose interest he had been made Commendator.
A concept similar to a fraudulent conveyance is theft by an insider.
Permitting use of trust assets to defend fraudulent conveyance actions and avoiding the possibility of freezing trust assets.
Three common methods used to restructure debt between lenders and borrowers are: 1) terms of the loan are modified; 2) lender forgives all or a portion of loan; and 3) foreclosure or voluntary conveyance.