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Code of Virginia
Title 55. Property and Conveyances [Repealed Effective October 1, 2019]
8/26/2019

Chapter 1. Creation and Limitation of Estates; Their QualitiesRead Chapter

§ 55-1
(Repealed effective October 1, 2019) Aliens may acquire, hold and transmit real estate; when reciprocity required
§ 55-2
(Repealed effective October 1, 2019) When deed or will necessary to convey estate; no parol partition or gift valid
§ 55-3
(Repealed effective October 1, 2019) When gift of goods or chattels invalid
§ 55-4
(Repealed effective October 1, 2019) Suicide or attainder
§ 55-5
(Repealed effective October 1, 2019) Estates to lie in grant as well as in livery
§ 55-6
(Repealed effective October 1, 2019) Same estates may be created by deed as by will
§ 55-7
(Repealed effective October 1, 2019) Power of disposal in life tenant not to defeat remainder unless exercised; power of disposal held by fiduciary
§ 55-7.1
Repealed
§ 55-8
(Repealed effective October 1, 2019) Default or surrender of tenant for life not to prejudice remainderman, etc.
§ 55-9
(Repealed effective October 1, 2019) Conveyance of estate or interest in property by grantor to himself and another
§ 55-10
(Repealed effective October 1, 2019) Deed good for grantor's right; operation of warranty
§ 55-11
(Repealed effective October 1, 2019) Grant, etc., without words of limitation
§ 55-12
(Repealed effective October 1, 2019) Fee tail converted into fee simple
§ 55-12.1
(Repealed effective October 1, 2019) Uniform Statutory Rule Against Perpetuities
§ 55-12.2
(Repealed effective October 1, 2019) When nonvested property interest or power of appointment created
§ 55-12.3
(Repealed effective October 1, 2019) Reformation
§ 55-12.4
(Repealed effective October 1, 2019) Exclusions from statutory rule against perpetuities
§ 55-12.5
(Repealed effective October 1, 2019) Prospective application
§ 55-12.6
(Repealed effective October 1, 2019) Uniformity of application and construction
§ 55-13
(Repealed effective October 1, 2019) Certain limitations construed
§ 55-13.1
(Repealed effective October 1, 2019) Employee trusts
§ 55-13.2
(Repealed effective October 1, 2019) Determination of "lives in being" for purpose of rule against perpetuities
§ 55-13.3
(Repealed effective October 1, 2019) Application of the rule against perpetuities to nondonative transfers
§ 55-14
(Repealed effective October 1, 2019) Estate of freehold to one with remainder to heirs, etc.; rule in Shelley's Case abolished
§ 55-14.1
(Repealed effective October 1, 2019) Doctrine of worthier title abolished
§ 55-15
(Repealed effective October 1, 2019) When contingent remainder not to fail
§ 55-16
(Repealed effective October 1, 2019) When remainders not defeated
§ 55-17
(Repealed effective October 1, 2019) in what conveyances possession transferred to the use
§ 55-17.1
(Repealed effective October 1, 2019) Land trusts not to fail because no beneficiaries are specified by name and no duties laid on trustee; when interest of beneficiaries deemed personal property; liens
§ 55-18
(Repealed effective October 1, 2019) Deed of release effectual
§ 55-19
Repealed
§ 55-19.1
Repealed
§ 55-19.2
Repealed
§ 55-19.3
Repealed
§ 55-19.5
(Repealed effective October 1, 2019) Provision in certain trust void
§ 55-20
(Repealed effective October 1, 2019) Survivorship between joint tenants abolished
§ 55-20.1
(Repealed effective October 1, 2019) Joint ownership in real and personal property
§ 55-20.2
(Repealed effective October 1, 2019) Tenants by the entireties in real and personal property; certain trusts
§ 55-21
(Repealed effective October 1, 2019) Exceptions to § 55-20
§ 55-22
(Repealed effective October 1, 2019) When person not a party, etc., may take or sue under instrument
§ 55-23
(Repealed effective October 1, 2019) Informalities in deeds made by attorneys-in-fact
§ 55-24
(Repealed effective October 1, 2019) Time for objections to irregularities in advertising sales made by trustees
§ 55-25
(Repealed effective October 1, 2019) Recovery at death of life tenant of taxes paid on life estate
§ 55-25.1
Repealed