successor in interest

Definition of "successor in interest"
  1. An individual or entity that acquires the rights to the property of another person or entity
How to use "successor in interest" in a sentence
  1. After my business partner's retirement, I became the successor in interest to the commercial property.
  2. The successor in interest of the home was contested due to the lack of a clear will.
  3. Being the only child, she naturally became the successor in interest to her father’s estate.

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