Few topics bedevil more law students than the law of present and future interests. With the goal of eliminating some of the confusion, this Article highlights the basic doctrine with a new set of diagrams to represent graphically how various interests behave. This Article opens with a question many students ask and then proceeds to the core concepts in the law of present and future interests.
Roger W. Andersen, Present and Future Interests: A Graphic Explanation, 19 SEATTLE U. L. REV. 101 (1995).