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Right of Representation

Right of Representation

Right of representation (noun): Also referred to as “per stirpes,” the right of representation is the concept that the descendants of the deceased beneficiary have a collective right to inherit the property that the originally-intended beneficiary would have taken if they were alive at the time of the decedent’s death. To read more about right of representation click here.

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