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pour-over

adjective \ ˈpōr-ˌō-vər \

legal Definition of pour-over

: providing for or creating the transfer of property in a decedent's estate or a trust to a pour-over trust
  • a pour-over provision
  • a pour-over bequest
— see also pour-over trust at trust, pour-over will at will

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pour-over

noun

legal Definition of pour-over

: an act or instance of pouring over; also : a provision especially in a will that calls for estate assets to be transferred to a pour-over trust

pour over

intransitive verb

legal Definition of pour over

: to be conveyed from an estate or trust to another trust; broadly : to be transferred as a residue or surplus
  • the remainder of the estate will pour over to a charitable trust
transitive verb
: to cause to be conveyed especially to a pour-over trust

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