equitable election

noun

Legal Definition of equitable election

: the choice that a beneficiary of an instrument (as a will) must make to forgo a challenge to the instrument and accept the benefit or vice versa

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“Equitable election.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/equitable%20election. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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