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.” Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Oct. 2022.

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