conditional bequest

conditional bequest

A bequest whose effectiveness or continuation depends on the occurrence or nonoccurrence of a particular event.

? An example might be a testator’s gift of ¡°the income from the farm to my daughter, Betty, until she remarries.¡± If a condition prohibits certain legal conduct, such as using tobacco or growing a beard, it is sometimes termed a reformation condition or character-improvement condition. [Cases: Wills 639¨C668. C.J.S. Wills ¡ì¡ì 1380¨C1424.]


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