conditional fee

conditional fee
noun
law : any fee limited upon a condition; specifically : fee simple conditional

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conditional fee
1. A fee granted on condition, or limited to particular heirs
2. The estate of a mortgagee of land, possession of which is conditional on payment
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  • conditional fee — A common law estate in land, otherwise known as a fee conditional or fee simple conditional, distinctive by reason of the limitation to particular heirs, exclusive of others, as a grant to a named person and the heirs of his body, or, in the case …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • conditional fee agreement — See contingency fee. Collins dictionary of law. W. J. Stewart. 2001. conditional fee agreement …   Law dictionary

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  • fee — n [Middle English, fief, from Old French fé fief, ultimately from a Germanic word akin to Old High German fehu cattle] 1: an inheritable freehold estate in real property; esp: fee simple compare leasehold; life estate at estate …   Law dictionary

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  • fee simple conditional — see fee simple Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. fee simple conditional …   Law dictionary

  • conditional — I adjective alterable, changeable, conditioned, containing stipulations, contingent on, dependent on, depending on, depending on a future event, determined by, equivocal, granted on certain terms, hypothetical, imposing a condition, indefinite,… …   Law dictionary

  • Fee — (f[=e]), n. [OE. fe, feh, feoh, cattle, property, money, fief, AS. feoh cattle, property, money; the senses of property, money, arising from cattle being used in early times as a medium of exchange or payment, property chiefly consisting of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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