Future Inheritance as Subject of Contract of Sale – Bar Exam Review

Can future inheritance be the subject of a contract of sale?
A. No, since it will put the predecessor at the risk of harm fr om a tempted buyer,
contrary to public policy.
B. Yes, since the death of the decedent is certain to occur.
C. No, since the seller owns no inheritance while his predecessor lives.
D. Yes, but on the condition that the amount of the inheritance can only be
ascertained after the obligations of the estate have been paid.

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