possibility of reverter

pos·​si·​bil·​i·​ty of reverter

Legal Definition of possibility of reverter

: a future interest in property that is retained by the grantor of a conditional fee or determinable fee and by which property reverts to the grantor upon the occurrence of a particular event or fulfillment of a particular condition — compare reversion

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“Possibility of reverter.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/possibility%20of%20reverter. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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