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Tenancy at Will

Tenancy at Will An arrangement whereby a person occupies land with the consent of the owner, as if he were a tenant (and not merely a servant or agent), but on the understanding that his occupation may be terminated at any time at the will of either party (Covina Manor, Inc. v. Hatch, 133 Cal App.2d 790, 284 P.2d 580, 582 (1955)). “It must be at the reciprocal will of both parties expressly or by implication (1 Co Litt 55a), and the dissent of either determines it”, Wharton’s Law Lexicon … [Read more...]