destructibility of contingent remainders

de·​struc·​ti·​bil·​i·​ty of contingent remainders
: a now largely abolished rule in the law of estates that a contingent remainder that fails to vest upon the termination of the preceding estate is destroyed see also executory interest at interest

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“Destructibility of contingent remainders.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/destructibility%20of%20contingent%20remainders. Accessed 1 Oct. 2022.

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