Wills, Trusts, and Estates
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Would this be a valid revocation by physical act? See Kronauge v. Stoecklein, 33
Ohio App. 2d 229, 293 N.E.2d 320 (1972). Would this be a valid revocation in
states permitting holographic wills? See McCarthy v. Bank of California, 64 Or.
Therefore, the trust is valid in its entirety. If an interest in trust violates the Rule,
only to that extent is a trust void. Here are other illustrations of contingent
interests that can be proven valid because they will vest, or fail, within the
In order to be a valid power, a general inter vivos power must become
exercisable, or fail, within the perpetuities period. Once the power becomes
exercisable, the property becomes marketable, and the policy of the rule is not
offended. Hence ...