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Title XXXI TRUSTS AND ESTATES OF DECEDENTS AND PERSONS UNDER DISABILITY

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  469.600.  Doctrine of worthier title and Rule in Bingham's case abolished, effect of language describing beneficiaries. — The doctrine of worthier title and the Rule in Bingham's case is abolished as a rule of law and as a rule of construction.  Language in a governing instrument describing the beneficiaries of a disposition as the transferor's "heirs", "heirs at law", "next of kin", "distributees", "relatives", or "family", or language of similar import does not create or presumptively create a reversionary interest in the transferor.

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(L. 2006 S.B. 892)


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