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Defeasible Remainder

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An attempt to keep property in the hands of chosen family members or organizations through ownership interests that vest far into the future. in the law of wills and estates, deadhand control is restricted to lives in being at the time the will is executed, plus 21 years. (this is known as the rule against perpetuities.)

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