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DISAGREEMENT Definition & Legal Meaning

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Difference of opinion or want of uniformity or concurrence ofviews; as, a disagreement among the members of a jury, among the judges of a court,or between arbitrators. Darnell v. Lyon, S5 Tex. 400, 22 S. W. 301; Insurance Co. v.Doying, 55 N. J. Law, 500, 27 Atl. 927; Fow- ble v. Insurance Co., 100 Mo. App. 527,81 S. W. 485.In real property law. The refusal by a grantee, lessee, etc., to accept an estate, lease, etc., made to him ; the annulling of athing that had essence before. No estate can be vested in a person against his will.Consequently no one can become a grantee, etc., without his agreement. The lawimplies such an agreement until the contrary is shown, but his disagreement rendersthe grant, etc., inoperative. Wharton.


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