Abeyance Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Abeyance, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Abeyance?

n.abeance in old french means gaping. It is a state of expectancy in respect of property, title, etc in cases where the sole right is not vested in one person, but awaits the appearance or determination of the true owner.