Mass. General Laws c.190B § 2-710

Worthier title doctrine abolished

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Section 2-710

The doctrine of worthier title shall not exist in the commonwealth either as a rule of law or as a rule of construction. Language in a governing instrument describing the beneficiaries of a donative disposition as the transferor's “heirs”, “heirs at law”, “next of kin”, “distributes”, “relatives”, or “family”, or language of similar import, shall not create or presumptively create a reversionary interest in the transferor.

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