§ 52-495 Partition of joint and common estates
§ 52-496 Devise of freehold with contingent interest; partition
§ 52-497 Decrees to be recorded in land records
§ 52-498 Sale of land when trust cannot be executed
§ 52-499 Sale of land to promote the interest of beneficiaries
§ 52-500 Sale or equitable distribution of real or personal property owned by two or more persons. Life estate
§ 52-501 Sale of building and land owned by different parties. Disposition of proceeds
§ 52-502 Orders to protect parties and effectuate sale. Sale by committee
§ 52-503 Partition or sale of property when estate in settlement
§ 52-503f Short title: Uniform Partition of Heirs’ Property Act
§ 52-503g Definitions
§ 52-503h Applicability of provisions
§ 52-503i Service. Notice by posting
§ 52-503j Committee members
§ 52-503k Determination of value
§ 52-503l Cotenant buyout
§ 52-503m Partition alternatives
§ 52-503n Considerations for partition in kind
§ 52-503o Open-market sale. Sealed bids. Auction
§ 52-503p Report of open-market sale
§ 52-503q Uniformity of application and construction
§ 52-503r Relation to Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act

Terms Used In Connecticut General Statutes > Chapter 919

  • another: may extend and be applied to communities, companies, corporations, public or private, limited liability companies, societies and associations. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • banks: shall include all incorporated banks. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • Fee simple: Absolute title to property with no limitations or restrictions regarding the person who may inherit it.
  • Grantor: The person who establishes a trust and places property into it.
  • Intestate: Dying without leaving a will.
  • Joint tenancy: A form of property ownership in which two or more parties hold an undivided interest in the same property that was conveyed under the same instrument at the same time. A joint tenant can sell his (her) interest but not dispose of it by will. Upon the death of a joint tenant, his (her) undivided interest is distributed among the surviving joint tenants.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Life estate: A property interest limited in duration to the life of the individual holding the interest (life tenant).
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • savings banks: shall include savings banks, societies for savings and savings societies. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Sole ownership: The type of property ownership in which one individual holds legal title to the property and has full control of it.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Tenancy in common: A type of property ownership in which two or more individuals have an undivided interest in property. At the death of one tenant in common, his (her) fractional percentage of ownership in the property passes to the decedent
  • Testator: A male person who leaves a will at death.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.