Covenants usually inserted in a conveyance of land, on the part of the grantor, and binding him for the completeness. security, and continuance of the title transferred to the grantee. They comprise “covenants for seisin, for right to convey, against incumbrances, or quiet enjoyment, sometimes for further assurance, and almost always of warranty.” Rawle, Cov.

More On This Topic

Link to This Definition
Did you find this definition of COVENANTS FOR TITLE helpful? You can share it by copying the code below and adding it to your blog or web page.
Written and fact checked by The Law Dictionary