What Does Disposition and Dispositive Provisions Mean In Estate Planning?

What Does Disposition and Dispositive Provisions Mean In Estate Planning?

The instructions for distribution or transfer or property or money, generally by a bequest through a will or trust.  The parts of a document that say who will get what, how and when are referred to as the dispositive provisions.

Example Of Disposition and Dispositive Provisions In Regards To Estate Planning

The dispositive provisions of my mom’s will say that I can only receive one-fourth of my inheritance now.  I need to wait for the rest and won’t receive it all until I’m 50!  This is so unfair.

Kelley Scrocca, LLM
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