dependent relative revocation

noun

Legal Definition of dependent relative revocation

: a doctrine holding that if the destruction, cancellation, or revocation of a will is dependent on the making of a new will which is not made or is found to be invalid then the original will is still in effect

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“Dependent relative revocation.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/dependent%20relative%20revocation. Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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