heirs

heirs
index children, issue (progeny), posterity, progeny

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • heirs — /erz/ At common law, the person appointed by law to succeed to the estate in case of intestacy. One who inherits property, whether real or personal. A person who succeeds, by the rules of law, to an estate in lands, tenements, or hereditaments,… …   Black's law dictionary

  • heirs — /erz/ At common law, the person appointed by law to succeed to the estate in case of intestacy. One who inherits property, whether real or personal. A person who succeeds, by the rules of law, to an estate in lands, tenements, or hereditaments,… …   Black's law dictionary

  • heirs — The plural of heir; persons taking by descent. Designation of grantees in a deed: the persons who are entitled under the law of intestate succession. 23 Am J2d Deeds § 215. Sometimes construed as meaning children, as where otherwise the deed will …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • heirs — airs, errs …   American English homophones

  • heirs — er /eÉ™ n. one who inherits the property or position of another, inheritor, successor, beneficiary …   English contemporary dictionary

  • heirs — 1) hires 2) shire …   Anagrams dictionary

  • heirs — plural of heir present third singular of heir …   Useful english dictionary

  • Heirs of the body — is the term for the English legal principle that certain types of property pass to a descendant of the grantee according to a fixed order of kinship. Upon the death of the grantee, a designated inheritance such as a parcel of land, a peerage, or… …   Wikipedia

  • Heirs of Eternity — is a four part manga series written by Jose L. Torres with illustrations by Jae Tsai and Jim Royal, set in a world ruled by the Music of the Spheres: a harmonious combination of arts and science reconciled by music. However, forces unknown are… …   Wikipedia

  • heirs of the body — Descendants of one s bloodline, such as children or grandchildren, until such time as there are no direct descendants. If the bloodline runs out, the property will revert to the nearest relative traced back to the original owner. Category: Wills …   Law dictionary

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