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fertile octogenarian rule

noun fer·tile oc·to·ge·nar·i·an rule \-ˌäk-tə-jə-ˈner-ē-ən-\

Legal Definition of fertile octogenarian rule

  1. :  a presumption at common law that a woman of any age is capable of having children for purposes of determining the applicability of the rule against perpetuities


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