failure of issue

Definition of "failure of issue"
  1. A scenario where someone dies without leaving behind any children or direct descendants to inherit their estate
How to use "failure of issue" in a sentence
  1. In case of a failure of issue, her estate will be distributed among her siblings.
  2. The failure of issue resulted in the property being transferred to his distant relatives.
  3. A failure of issue paved the way for the transfer of his assets to charity.

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