Blackacre


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Blackacre

A fictitious designation that legal writers use to describe a piece of land.

The term Blackacre is often used in comparison with Whiteacre in order to distinguish one parcel of land from another.

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example, if O has conveyed Blackacre "to A for life then to
Any tangible object, Blackacre for example, will generate value on multiple dimensions, each of which might be treated as a separate intangible "thing" owned, in law or in fact, by separate parties and with their boundaries imperfectly defined and enforced.
(Whether A really owned Blackacre doesn't matter, so long as B occupied it openly and notoriously for a long enough time.)
Blackburn has been the managing member of Blackacre LLC since 1992, after holding various positions of increasing responsibility at several coal companies.
Two people cannot both be complete owners of the same thing: if Amy owns Blackacre, then Bob does not, and vice versa.
Marsh, Sometimes Blackacre Is a Widget: Rethinking Commercial Real Estate Contract Remedies, 88 NEB.
at 1704 ("When 01 owns Blackacre, the exclusion strategy for delineating her rights, implemented through devices like the tort of trespass, protects a range of actions Al, A2, A3, ..., without the law's needing to specify these actions.
in funds to complete the purchase of Blackacre, there is authority
In 2000, John and Mary Doe, as joint tenants bought Blackacre, a parcel of New Hampshire residential real property, for $300,000.
The series has led to Lenny bringing out album, New Millennium Blues, with his Blackacre Road Band.
The series has led to Lenny bringing out an album, New Millennium Blues, with his Blackacre Road Band.
Dan Wood, who runs Blackacre Farm in Somerset, has launched a campaign to expose the reality of factory farming.