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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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If the action is permissible, recognizing in this way the petitioner's heirship, he is entitled to demand the reimbursement of the successional property held by the defendant, who proved to be an apparent heir.
1990) (rejecting the argument that unopposed heirship petitions are "litigation" for the purposes of the champerty doctrine).
may also be the beneficiaries of a form of forced heirship.");
It is also worth mentioning that remedies are available to redress the grievances related to distribution of heirship. Section 12(2) of the Code of Civil Procedure may be invoked by the aggrieved party if a decree is taken through misrepresentation or concealment of fact from the court.
See McGOVERN, supra note 20, at 30 (discussing forced heir statutes); Bosques-Hernandez, supra note 17, at 23 (discussing "forced heirship," which does not allow testators to deviate from statutory schemes regarding succession "as a matter of public policy"); Perrin, supra note 1, at 657-59 (discussing the ability of heirs to assert their "forced heirship" rights in inter vivos trusts and testamentary trusts); Wustemann, supra note 1, at 45-46 (comparing forced heirship under U.S.
Heirship can be proven by providing a variety of documentation and other particulars about the account containing the assets.
a) The taluk office for birth, death, income, community, nativity, and legal heirship certificates, (8) as well as,
(66.) Helen Bishop Jenkins, DNA and the Slave-Descendant Nexus: A Theoretical Challenge to Traditional Notions of Heirship, Jurisprudence, 16 HARV.
(83) This inconsistency is based on the fact that for purposes of Social Security, state law determines heirship, not federal law.
Her book Herso, An Heirship in Waves is self-described as a "(proem / toward the end / of all things surely lapsed froward [sic] ...)" (Black Radish Books, 2011).
Offshore trusts and offshore foundations are becoming a popular choice for many people wishing to avoid forced heirship rules and inheritance tax in their domicile country.
This division takes place in case if the defunct did not leave a will, but he made donations during his life, this will be verified if that through the donations that he made he did not change the heirship that is appropriate to the heirs who are entitled to a portion of an inheritance.