Legal Definition and Related Resources of Privies

Meaning of Privies

Those who are partakers or have an interest in any action or thing, or any relation to another. Privies are said to be of six kinds: (1) Privies of blood , such as the heir to his ancestor . (2) Privies in representation , such as executors or administrators to their deceased testator or intestate . (3) Privies in estate , such as a grantor and grantee . (4) Privies in respect to contract extending only to the parties to the contract or assignees. (5) Privies in respect of estate and contract together, as where the lessee assigns his interest, but the contract between the lessor and the lessee continues, the lessor not having accepted the assigned in substitution. (6) Privies in law, such as a tenant by curtesy or in dower .

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