Question 1

A life estate is considered a greater interest in land than a term of years because...

Question 2

A term of years must last at least...

Question 3

Roper has an apartment building. Jack has a month-to-month tenancy that expires on the first of each month. On September 15, Jack invites Janet, Roper's sworn enemy, to live in the apartment. Roper wants to evict Jack as quickly as possible. Assuming he gives notice right away, when is the earliest Roper can evict Jack?

Question 4

Roper has an apartment building. Jack has a periodic tenancy, but the periods are not set. Jack pays rent of $20,000 on January 1 of every year. On March 15, 2003, Jack invites Janet, Roper's sworn enemy, to live in the apartment. Roper wants to evict Jack as quickly as possible. Assuming he gives notice right away, when is the earliest Roper can evict Jack?

Question 5

Roper has an apartment building. Jack has a 5 year "term of years" in one of the apartments. At the end of that term, Jack continues to live in the apartment and Roper tells him "Okay, you can stay here under the same rent and conditions as before your term of years expired." What interest does Jack have in the apartment?