coheir

noun

  • Decedents Estates Law/ Estate and Trusts Law

Definitions of coheir

  • somebody who is an heir (=a person who will receive money, property, assets or a title from someone when that person dies) together with one or more other people

    Where the deceased has not made a will and one of two or more coheirs disclaims the inheritance, his or her share of the estate passes to the other heirs as if he or she had predeceased.

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