Disentailing Deed Law and Legal Definition

Disentailing deed was used to bar an entail. Historically, a disentailing deed is a tenant in tail’s assurance that the estate tail will be impeded and converted into an estate in fee. A disentailing deed empowered almost every tenant in tail to dispose of land in fee simple absolute upon satisfying certain conditions. This also empowered the tenants to defeat the rights of all persons claiming under the tenant.