The new system is known both as "representation," and "per capita at each generation," and is taken from the Uniform Probate Code. It has two basic principles, which are illustrated by the examples presented in this article. But attorneys still seem to have a preference for the per stirpes approach.
TRUSTS AND ESTATES
The Death of the Presumption of Per Stirpes in N.J.
New Jersey Law Journal
December 21, 2012
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