§ 43-7-1 Duration of enjoyment of estates in real property
§ 43-7-2 Classification of estates in real property
§ 43-7-3 Estate of inheritance–Fee simple or absolute fee
§ 43-7-4 Abolishment of estates tail–Fee tail is now a fee simple
§ 43-7-5 Remainder in fee limited upon fee tail estate is valid as contingent limitation upon a fee

Terms Used In South Dakota Codified Laws > Title 43 > Chapter 7

  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Fee simple: Absolute title to property with no limitations or restrictions regarding the person who may inherit it.
  • 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.