degree of kinship

Definition of "degree of kinship"
  1. The measure of the relationship between two blood relatives which becomes crucial in deciding heirs of an estate when there's no will
How to use "degree of kinship" in a sentence
  1. The degree of kinship between the two cousins was used to determine their share in their grandfather's estate.
  2. With no clear will, the court decided the estate distribution based on the degree of kinship.
  3. The degree of kinship often plays a significant role in intestate cases.

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