Use the Correct “legal name”

You should really be using the person’s correct legal name, regardless of registration. With married women we do have two scenarios. Mary Jones acquired a property, got married, changed her …

Merger of Contract Provisions

Although it is the general rule that the acceptance of a deed is prima facie full execution of the agreement to convey, and preliminary agreements and understandings relating to the sale of …

Long Form of Agreement

Brian Madigan LL.B. There are actually two separate and distinct documents used to evidence an agreement to convey land: 1) agreements of purchase and sale, and2) agreements for sale. The …

Doctrine of Merger ~ Just Simplification

The doctrine of merger is an ancient common law doctrine. Essentially it is just simplification. Let’s look at three examples: 1)     Tenant purchases leased land, 2)     Purchaser completes the closing, …