natural servitude

Definition of "natural servitude"
  1. It's a type of property obligation that arises due to the geographical location or natural features of the properties, such as one property being situated downhill from another
How to use "natural servitude" in a sentence
  1. Flood causing damages is an example of natural servitude when the upper estate directs extra water to the lower property.
  2. The stagnant water in the backyard was caused by natural servitude, resulting from their property being at a lower elevation than their neighbors'.
  3. They faced issues with natural servitude as the property they bought was located at the bottom of a hill which caused soil erosion.

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