heir at law

Definition of "heir at law"
  1. An individual who is eligible to inherit assets if someone passes away without a will
How to use "heir at law" in a sentence
  1. His youngest daughter ended up being the primary heir at law after his sudden death.
  2. Without a will, determining the true heir at law can be a complicated process.
  3. As the only child, he was presumed to be the heir at law of his parent's estate.

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