reasonable restraint rule


reasonable restraint rule
The rule that in granting or devising a vested estate, a restraint upon alienation may be imposed for a reasonable period of time, but not beyond the life of the grantee or devisee. Cities Service Oil Co. v Taylor, 242 Ky 157, 45 SW2d 1039, 79 ALR 1374.

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