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Understanding property law

Sprankling, John G., 1950-

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  • Creator John G. Sprankling
  • Format Books
  • Publication
    • Third edition
    • New Providence, NJ : LexisNexis, [2012]
    • ©2012
  • Series
  • Physical Details
    • xvii, 706 pages, 34 unnumbered pages ; 25 cm
  • ISBNs 9781422498736, 1422498735, 9781422428528, 1422428524
  • OCLC ocn758973707

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

  • What is property? -- Jurisprudential foundations of property law -- Property rights in wild animals -- Finders of personal property -- Gifts of personal property -- Intellectual property -- Other personal property rules -- History of the estates in land system -- Present estates -- Concurrent ownership -- Marital property -- Introduction to future interests -- Future interests held by the transferor -- Future interests held by the transferee -- Introduction to landlord-tenant law -- Creation of the tenancy -- Condition of leased premises -- Transfer of leasehold interest -- Termination of the tenancy -- The sales contract -- Condition of the property -- The mortgage -- The deed -- Fundamentals of land title -- The recording system -- Methods of title assurance -- Adverse possession -- Transfer of property at death -- Nuisance -- Trespass -- Surface, subsurface, and air space rights -- Easements -- Real covenants -- Equitable servitudes -- Condominiums and other common interest communities -- Fundamentals of zoning -- Tools for zoning flexibility -- Modern zoning controversies -- Eminent domain -- Land use regulation and the takings clause
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