Determinable Legal Meaning and Definition

Here is a simplified definition of the legal term Determinable.

Determinable (adjective): In the context of law, 'determinable' refers to a condition or state that can end upon the occurrence of a specific event. It is most commonly used to describe a type of real estate possession or interest, like a 'fee simple determinable,' where ownership of the property is awarded to someone but can be terminated if a certain condition or requirement is not met.