Wills, Trusts & Estates keyed to Dobris
Browning v. Sacrison
Testrix devised certain real property to Daughter Ada and Grandsons. Testrix’s daughter was granted a life estate, and her grandsons a contingent remainder in the real property. Plaintiff, the wife of Grandson Franklin, brought this action to determine the status of Grandson Franklin’s remainder. Plaintiff argues that the trial court improperly ruled that the remainder was contingent at the time of Testrix’s death. Plaintiff argues that the remainder vested at the death of Testrix. Defendant Sacrison argues that the grandsons each took a remainder contingent upon surviving the life tenant, Daughter. Grandson Franklin did not survive Daughter, who is still living.
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