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my tenant claims liferent means the house is his the deeds

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my tenant claims liferent means the house is his the deeds are in my name he has threatened to ban my son from the house my tenant claims its up to him who visits me
Thank you for your question.

Liferent is not a tenancy. It is the right to possess the house for life and to use the house as your own. Your right as owner, known as fiar, starts when the liferenter dies or gives up possession of the house. He has total control over the house. If you live there, however, he can't make you a prisoner and ban people from visiting.

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