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