rule of convenience
- A customary principle in law that prioritizes fairness and convenience by determining that a group, like descendants, who are beneficiaries of a gift can remain open until the core gift is distributed
- The rule of convenience allows the beneficiary group to expand until the will is executed fully.
- The grandmother's will utilized the rule of convenience, keeping the class of beneficiaries open until the distribution of her estate.
- Under the rule of convenience, the inheritors of the property were not finalized until the disposition of the core asset.