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wait and see

noun

Legal Definition of wait and see

  1. :  a doctrine in property law that postpones determining the question of validity of a future interest that has not yet vested (as a contingent remainder) until circumstances make clear whether or not the interest will vest within a time limit — compare rule against perpetuities

Additional Notes on wait and see

A minority of states have adopted the wait and see doctrine.


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