actual change of possession


actual change of possession
In statutes of frauds, an open, visible and unequivocal change of possession, manifested by the usual outward signs, as distinguished from a merely formal or constructive change

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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  • actual change of possession — A real, as distinguished from a scrambling, litigious, or constructive change of possession, is what is comprehended in speaking of part performance sufficient to take a case out of the statute of frauds by a change of possession. 49 Am J1st Stat …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • open, visible, and substantial change of possession — A change in the character of possession indicated by such outward, open, actual, and visible signs as can be seen by and known to the public or persons dealing with the property. Second Nat. Bank v Gilbert, 174 Ill 485, 51 NE 584 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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  • To change hands — Hand Hand (h[a^]nd), n. [AS. hand, hond; akin to D., G., & Sw. hand, OHG. hant, Dan. haand, Icel. h[ o]nd, Goth. handus, and perh. to Goth. hin[thorn]an to seize (in comp.). Cf. {Hunt}.] 1. That part of the fore limb below the forearm or wrist in …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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