29. In many states estates tail have been abolished by statutes, which have turned them into either

(a) Estates in fee simple, or

(b) Life estates, with remainders to the donee's heirs who would take under the entail.

30. In some states estates tail still exist, but may be barred by deed.

Made claim within a period fixed by statute. Further formalities were afterwards required called "proclamations." 2 Bl Comm. 348; 1 Shep. Touch, c 2.

* See post, § 30.

51 Co. Litt §§ 32-34; 2 Bl Comm. 124.

52 2 Bl Comm. 125.

53 Co. Litt 28a.

54 Co. Litt. 27b.

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