What is ALIENATION?

In real property law. The transfer of the property and possession of lands, tenements, or other things, from one person to another. Terines de la Ley. It is particularly applied to absolute conveyances of real property. Conover v. Mutual Ins. Co., 1 N. Y. 290, 294. The act by which the title to real estate is voluntarily resigned by one person to another and accepted by the latter, in the forms prescribed by law. The voluntary and complete transfer from one person to another, involving the complete and absolute exclusion, out of him who alienates, of any remaining interest or particle of interest, in the thing transmitted; the complete transfer of the property and possession of lands, tenements, or other things to another. Orrell v. Bay Mfg. Co.. S3 Miss. 800. 30 South. 501, 70 L. It. A. 881; Burl v. Insurance Co., 24 X. II. 558. 57 Am. Dec. 300: United States v. Schurz. 102 U. S. 378, 20 L. Ed. 107; Yining v. Willis, 40 Kan. 009, 20 Pac. 232. In medical jurisprudence. A generic term denoting the different kinds or forms of mental aberration or derangement.

 

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