good and clear record title, free from all incumbrances


good and clear record title, free from all incumbrances
A title which on the record itself can be again sold as free from obvious defects and substantial doubts; it differs from a "good, marketable title," which is an actual title, but which may be established by evidence independently of the record.
See marketable title

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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  • good and clear record title, free from all incumbrances — A title which on the record itself can be again sold as free from obvious defects and substantial doubts; it differs from a good, marketable title, which is an actual title, but which may be established by evidence independently of the record.… …   Black's law dictionary

  • title — A mark, style, or designation; a distinctive appellation; the name by which anything is known. Thus, in the law of persons, a title is an appellation of dignity or distinction, a name denoting the social rank of the person bearing it; as duke or… …   Black's law dictionary