Definition of Entailment

An interference with and curtailment of the ordinary rules pertaining to devolution by inheritance; a limitation and direction by which property is to descend different from the course which it would take if the creator of the entailment, grantor or testator, had been content that the estate should devolve in regular and general succession to heirs at law in the statutory order of precedence and sequence.

That's the definition of Entailment in Black's Law Dictionary 6th Edition. Courtesy of Cekhukum.com.

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