gift over


gift over
gift over see gift

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

gift over
n.
A gift that occurs after an intermediate estate ends; e.g., if A gives B a life estate with a gift over to C, then C takes B’s estate when B dies.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

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