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Heir

A person entitled to receive property (and, in some jurisdictions, title) from a deceased person. An heir may be designated by custom or statute, or may be selected in the decedent's will.

heir

A person who by will or statutory law receives or is scheduled to receive a portion or all of the assets of an estate.

heir

One who inherits property.

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The questionable practices involved properties in tax and mortgage foreclosure, where no heirs opened the estate.
At present, surviving heirs can claim a maximum of P500,000 for medical expenses and P200,000 for the funeral of the deceased.
If special measures were taken for the conservation of certain goods pursuant to article 1117-1118 Civil Code, the seizin heir would be prevented from actually exercising the possession.
According to Priscilla, she came to know of the Extra Judicial Settlement Among Heirs with Sale only when their family ancestral house built on the subject lot was being demolished.
Net monetary benefits to heirs from the initial $1 donation, followed by distributing (1 - t) to heirs, must be equation (1), gross heir benefits, less equation (2), the opportunity cost to heirs of the $1 donation, or
HH the Heir Apparent Cup semifinals take place at Al Sadd stadium tomorrow.
He called me and we found all of the family and proved the man's cousin was the rightful heir just before Christmas.
HH the Heir Apparent toured the exhibition, which is organised by a number of government and semi-government ministries and private sectors, and listened to a detailed explanation about the plans and visions for the application of the exhibition's objectives which will help the Qatari youth to implement their own projects.
The category of the heir is fraught, not only because one can never "have" one but also because contingent (presumptive or apparent) heirs do exist, but (from one perspective) primarily as contingent shadows of what they will or rather may be.
Ironically, under the rule change that generated the original lawsuit, a stranger could purchase a reverse mortgage home for the fair market value (an "arm's-length transaction," according to the original Mortgagee Letter), where an heir could not.
Elizabeth's eldest son and William's father, Charles, Prince of Wales, has just becomes longest-serving heir apparent in British history.
If one or more of these documents are unavailable, an order instructing National Bonds to issue the final redemption cheque to the court or any legal heir appointed by the court will also suffice.