ownership in severalty

Definition

Possession of property by one person, who is considered "severed" from additional title-holders.

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You may find that having an ownership in severalty will be the right way for you to proceed in the future.

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They had ownership in severalty and I was really happy with it and thought everything would be going good for us.

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There was an ownership in severalty situation which was not acceptable to certain parties, and we tried to negotiate something agreeable to all sides.

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