Deed Construction and the “Repugnant to the Grant” Doctrine

Date

1990

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Journal ISSN

Volume Title

Publisher

Texas Tech Law Review

Abstract

Discusses the rules of constructing a valid deed. The author examines the many conflict that may arise in deed writing and the way the court might interpret the deed. They conclude that the Repugnant to the Grant rule has no place in modern deed interpretation and the court should stick to the four corners rule.

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Keywords

Repugnant to the Grant rule, Four corners rule, Deeds, Stare decisis, Instrument of conveyance

Citation

21 Tex. Tech L. Rev. 635