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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 49: Sale and conveyance or mortgage by trustee appointed by probate court

Section 49. If land is subject to a vested or contingent remainder, executory devise, conditional limitation, reversion or power of appointment, the probate court for the county where such land is situated may, upon the petition of any person having an estate or interest therein, either present or future, vested or contingent, and after notice and other proceedings as hereinafter required, appoint one or more trustees and authorize him or them to sell and convey such land or any part thereof in fee simple, if such sale and conveyance appears to the court to be necessary or expedient, or to mortgage the same for such an amount, on such terms and for such purposes as may seem to the court judicious or expedient; and such conveyance or mortgage shall be valid and binding upon all parties.