Definition of abstract of title in English:

abstract of title

Syllabification: ab·stract of ti·tle
Pronunciation: /ˌabˌstrakt əv ˈtītl
 
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noun

Law
  • A summary giving details of the title deeds and documents that prove an owner’s right to dispose of land, together with any encumbrances that relate to the property.
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    • The vendor usually proves his title by sending copies or summaries of the documents (an epitome of title or an abstract of title) to the purchaser or his solicitor.
    • The old rule in England required that an abstract of title should cover the 60 years before the proposed sale.
    • For example, we employ a full-time abstractor whose services include preparation of abstracts of title in many Louisiana parishes.

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