heritable obligation

Definition of "heritable obligation"
  1. An obligation that can be imposed by the person who comes after the obligee, or an obligation for which the person can be held responsible who comes after the obligor
How to use "heritable obligation" in a sentence
  1. Upon his death, the father's heritable obligation of a debt went to his son.
  2. Because of the heritable obligation, the new owner of the property had to adhere to the restrictions that the previous owner was subject to.
  3. The land was sold with a heritable obligation of maintaining the public footpath that ran through it.

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