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: 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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: 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

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intransitive verb

: 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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Cite this Entry

“Pour-over.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/pour-over. Accessed 4 Feb. 2023.

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