estate at sufferance
- This refers to the situation where an individual continues to live in or use a property even after their legal authority to do so has expired
- After the expiration of the lease agreement, the tenant became an estate at sufferance, continuing to reside on the property.
- If a renter refuses to leave the premises after being served an eviction notice, they're likely to become an estate at sufferance.
- The business remained an estate at sufferance, operating out of the rented office space despite the conclusion of the rental contract.