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Rule Against Perpetuities Survives in the EPTL

This article was originally published in the New York Law Journal.

By Victor M. Metsch

                    While many practitioners have either never understood, or (if they did) would prefer to forget, the Rule Against Perpetuities, the ancient doctrine, embodied in EPTL § 9-1. [1] is alive and well, and the subject of considerable pending civil litigation inNew York. Continue reading