conditional will

Definition of "conditional will"
  1. A type of will that only becomes valid if a specified event or condition occurs, typically interpreted as having complete power when the wording linked to the condition indicates an overall intention to establish a will
How to use "conditional will" in a sentence
  1. The person left a conditional will that only distributed her assets if her spouse predeceased her.
  2. In his conditional will, the man stated that his fortune would be donated to charity if he had no surviving family members.
  3. The existence of a conditional will can cause complications in probate court, especially if the specified conditions are unclear.

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