conditional will

conditional will
A will which is dependent for its operation upon the happening of a specified condition or contingency. If the condition fails, the will is inoperative and void thereafter, unless it is republished. Kimmels Estate, 278 Pa 435, 123 A 405, 31 ALR 678.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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