2023 District of Columbia Code
Title 19 - Descent, Distribution, and Trusts. [Enacted title]
Chapter 9 - Statutory Rule Against Perpetuities; Uniform Law
§ 19–903. Reformation

Universal Citation: DC Code § 19–903 (2023)
§ 19–903. Reformation.

Upon the petition of an interested person, a court shall reform a disposition in the manner that most closely approximates the transferor’s manifested plan of distribution and is within the 90 years allowed by section 19-901(a)(2) , (b)(2), or (c)(2) if:

(1) A nonvested property interest or a power of appointment becomes invalid under section 19-901;

(2) A class gift is not but might become invalid under section 19-901 and the time has arrived when the share of any class member is to take effect in possession or enjoyment; or

(3) A nonvested property interest that is not validated by section 19-901(a)(1) can vest but not within 90 years after its creation.

(Apr. 27, 2001, D.C. Law 13-292, § 402(b), 48 DCR 2087.)

Editor's Notes

Uniform Law: This section is based upon § 3 of the Uniform Statutory Rule Against Perpetuities Act.

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