Property Law for Dummies

Property Law for Dummies

Book - 2013
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"Understanding property law is vital for all aspiring lawyers and legal professionals, and property courses are foundational classes within all law schools. Property Law For Dummies tracks to a typical property law course and introduces you to property law and theory, exploring different types of property interests--particularly 'real property.' In approachable For Dummies fashion, this book gives you a better understanding of the important property law concepts and aids in the reading and analysis of cases, statutes, and regulations"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents: Introduction
Introducing property law. Getting the lowdown on property law
Defining property in legal terms
Considering property ownership
Understanding real property rights. Identifying common law rights in real property
Adjusting rights by private agreement: covenants
Giving others the right to use your land: easements
Zeroing in on zoning
Recognizing the limits of public regulation
Looking at shared and divided property ownership. Dividing ownership over time: estates
Sharing property: concurrent ownership
Owning property in marriage
Leasing property: landlord-tenant law
Acquiring and transferring property rights. Acquiring rights by finding and possessing personal property
Becoming an owner by adverse possession
Contracting to sell land
Conveying title by deeds
Recording title
Mortgaging real property
The part of tens. Ten notable property cases
Ten common mistakes in applying property law
Ten property subjects commonly tested in bar exams
Publisher: Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., [2013]
Copyright Date: ©2013
Branch Call Number: 346.73043 R PBK
Characteristics: xviii, 366 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
ISBN: 9781118375396


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