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The DC Code: § 42-505 Estates pur autre vie; when deemed freehold and when chattel real.

Index42 Real Property. (Refs & Annos)

An estate for the life of a third person, whether limited to heirs or otherwise, shall be deemed a freehold only during the life of the grantee or devisee, but after his death it shall be deemed a chattel real and be a part of his personal estate.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 45-205. 1973 Ed., § 45-805. DC CODE § 42-505 Current through December 11, 2012


(Mar. 3, 1901, 31 Stat. 1351, ch. 854, § 1015.)