A Little Legalese
habendum clause (həb-ben-dəm) 1. The part of an instrument, such as a deed or will, that defines the extent of the interest being granted and any conditions affecting the grant ◘ The introductory words to the clause are ordinarily _to have and to hold_ — also termed _to have and to hold clause_.— Bryan A. Garner, editor, Black’s Law Dictionary, 8th edition, (St. Paul, Minn.: Thomson/West, 2004), 728.
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Tag Archives: deed research
In the Part 1 of this two part series, I explained how to access and find any deed or other instrument recorded in the Cuyahoga County Recorder’s office. After a little experimenting on different computers with different installed software, I … Continue reading
I made a cool discovery today. I haven’t done a lot of Cleveland-area research, but after a recent family gathering with my wife’s Cleveland-based clan, I got all fired up to begin working on some of their mysteries. I got … Continue reading