The Law Dictionary

Your Free Online Legal Dictionary • Featuring Black’s Law Dictionary, 2nd Ed.

ESTATE UPON CONDITION Definition & Legal Meaning

Definition & Citations:

An estate in lands, the existence of which dependsupon the happening or not happening of some uncertain event, whereby the estatemay be either originally created, or enlarged, or finally defeated. 2 Bl. Comm. 151; 1Steph. Comm. 276; Co. Litt. 201a. An estate having a qualification annexed to it, by which it may, upon the happening of a particularevent, be created, or enlarged, or destroyed. 4 Kent, Comm. 121.

Disclaimer

This article contains general legal information but does not constitute professional legal advice for your particular situation. The Law Dictionary is not a law firm, and this page does not create an attorney-client or legal adviser relationship. If you have specific questions, please consult a qualified attorney licensed in your jurisdiction.