Legal Definition and Related Resources of Remainderman

Meaning of Remainderman

One who becomes entitled to an estate after intervention of precedent estate or on termination of rights of precedent estate; one entitled to a remainder . At common law , he is different from a reversioner who is either the grantor or those claiming under him. See reversion .

Remainderman Alternative Definition

One who is entitled to the remainder of the estate after a particular estate carved out of it has expired.

Financial Definition of Remainderman

One who receives the principal of a trust when it is dissolved.

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Estate For Life Or Life Estate, Intruder, Privity, Remainder.


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Concept of Remainderman in the context of Real Property

A short definition of Remainderman: The one entitled to the remainder.

Concept of Remainderman in the context of Real Property

A short definition of Remainderman: The one entitled to the remainder.



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