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Overview of Property Law
This chapter explores the legal concept of property, property interests, and ownership. It explains the role of government in the recognition of property rights and the justification for doing so. It introduces several types or classifications of property and rights of possession. It explains the legal system for recording ownership interests in real and personal property. It also explains the relationship between individuals holding or claiming an interest in property. Lastly, it identifies the government’s authority to affect an individual’s property rights.