Failure Of Issue
failure of issue: lack of living issue (as of a person named to take under a will) at death
definite failure of issue
: a failure of issue determined at a specific time set in a will (as at the death of a named taker)
indefinite failure of issue
: a failure of issue for which no time period is fixed in a will
Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.