WVC 36 - 1 - 15
§36-1-15. Contingent remainder; validity; indestructibility.
A contingent remainder shall in no case fail for want of a
particular estate to support it, nor because of the termination
of a preceding particular estate by merger, forfeiture, or in any
other manner, before the contingent remainder shall have been
vested. It is the intent and purpose of this section to abolish
the common-law doctrine of the destructibility of contingent
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2014 1st Special Session
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