good title


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good title

n. ownership of real property which is totally free of claims against it and therefore can be sold, transferred, or put up as security (placing a mortgage or deed of trust on the property).

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The arrest of my unfortunate brother forms no such good title to the high office of Chancellor, as thy chivalrous and courageous denial establishes in thee to the truncheon of High Marshal.
Miss Squeers had brought it about, by aspiring to the high state and condition of being matrimonially engaged, without good grounds for so doing; Miss Price had brought it about, by indulging in three motives of action: first, a desire to punish her friend for laying claim to a rivalship in dignity, having no good title: secondly, the gratification of her own vanity, in receiving the compliments of a smart young man: and thirdly, a wish to convince the corn-factor of the great danger he ran, in deferring the celebration of their expected nuptials; while Nicholas had brought it about, by half an hour's gaiety and thoughtlessness, and a very sincere desire to avoid the imputation of inclining at all to Miss Squeers.
But your first one is rather a good title," she added, looking at Irais and drawing out her note-book.
I'm thinking it would be a good title for a documentary on our current economic plight!
I think it's better to leave it loose - oh, my God, there's another good title What about Brexit/ Trump/BoJo - do you make jokes about them or give them a wide berth?
In connection with this transaction, Spain retained Swiss counsel to offer an opinion as to whether the Baron had good title to the Painting, which Swiss counsel concluded did exist (relying, in part, on the Baron's erroneous records).
Rod Stewart, 1971 After success with The Faces, Rod Stewart released a solo album Every Picture Tells a Story, which is a pretty good title for a picture like this.
If you do not have a good title, most colleagues will not even respond to your emails.
The company replied that the land was available for allocation and, therefore, obtained a good title from the government agency.
Because there is supposed to be only one title certificate per car, the dealer cannot transfer good title to a customer without paying the lender.
"It was an effort that our creative and marketing people worked on what was a good title. We wanted to capitalize on the equity of 5 as a strong sports channel and give the idea that this is more than that.
The third thing is a good title. In other words, if you buy something that's been stolen, in the United States you never acquire a good title.