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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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A common error made by many heirs is to assume that they are not entitled to query any information or request any action without the consent of all the other heirs.
In this case, if any excess be shown, it shall be returned or reverted to Luz, the sole compulsory heir of the deceased Epi.
[section]64.031; Baab, Heir Property: A Constraint for Planners, an Opportunity for Communities at 8; Joseph Percopo, The Impact of Co-Ownership on Florida Homestead, 86 FLA.
At present, surviving heirs can claim a maximum of P500,000 for medical expenses and P200,000 for the funeral of the deceased.
The seizin being divisible, the seizin heir can sue or be sued only for his share of the debt (Florescu, 2013: 211).
Recent studies across the industry have revealed the massive challenge advisors face in retaining clients' heirs. According to a number of recent studies, between 65 percent to as much as 95 percent of heirs fire their spouses' or parents' advisor after receiving an inheritance.
Liz, from Northfield, accepts the windfall won't be life-changing - the programme uncovered 27 heirs descended from uncles and aunts.
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
And he added that the programme has encouraged many viewers to want to try their hand at the heir hunting game.
But pals of the Prince said he fears a secondary reform allowing an heir to marry a Roman Catholic could have unintended consequences, because Catholics must raise children in their own faith.
HH the Heir Apparent also opened the Qatar International Trade Exhibition for Partners and Franchise, which is taking place along with the International Trade Conference.
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.