shifting use

Definition of "shifting use"
  1. A situation in property law where the benefit of the use of an estate is moved from one party to another based on specific future circumstances or events
How to use "shifting use" in a sentence
  1. In her will, she stipulated a shifting use provision in case her son did not complete college.
  2. The shifting use of the property went into effect when the charitable organization dissolved.
  3. According to the terms, the shifting use allows the neighbor to access the land if the owner is absent for more than six months.

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