tenancy at will

A tenancy to continue for so long as continuation is in accord with the wishes and desires of both parties. An estate which confers a right to the possession of the premises demised for an indefinite period of time, its duration and ultimate termination depending upon the joint wills of the parties, either being able to effect a termination without incurring liability to the other. 32 Am J1st L & T § 66. According to some authorities, the tenancy which arises where a lessee holds over the term of his lease with the express or implied consent of the landlord. 32 Am J1st L & T § 939.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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