What is grantor?

  • (noun): A person who makes a grant in legal form.
    Example: "Conveyed from grantor to grantee"

Some articles on grantor:

Defeasible Estate - Fee Simple Subject To Condition Subsequent
... is created when the words of a grant support the conclusion that the grantor intends to convey a fee simple absolute but has attached a condition to the grant so that if a specified future event ... reentry" or "right of entry," and the property only reverts back to the original grantor if he exercises this right ... subsequent and a right of entry is "to A, but if A sells alcohol on the land, then grantor has the right of entry(or power of termination)." ...
Frankalmoin
... sometimes in return for the religious service of saying prayers and masses for the soul of the grantor ... inalienable, and the relationship between the grantor and the religious house was subsidiary ... to make orisons, prayers, masses, and other divine services, for the souls of their grantor or feoffor, and for the souls of their ancestors which are dead ...
Security Agreement
... In a secured transaction, the Grantor (typically a borrower but possibly a guarantor or surety) assigns, grants and pledges to the grantee (typically the lender) a security interest ... or other transactions with the collateral in the ordinary course of the grantor's business and notices that may be required to be given by the grantee to the grantor if certain actions ...
United States - Legacy of Quia Emptores in United States Law
... special warranty deed in which the grantor only covenants to warrant and defend the title ... deed without covenants in which the grantor purports to convey in fee simple quitclaim deed in which the grantor makes no covenants for title but grants all rights, title and interest ...
Restraint On Alienation
... in the United States include Disabling restraints To be effective the grantor must sue the grantee for enforcement ... restraints In the event of a breach the property returns to the grantor or the grantor's heirs ...