testamentary heir

Definition of "testamentary heir"
  1. A person in Louisiana's civil law who receives an inheritance based on the stipulations of a will
How to use "testamentary heir" in a sentence
  1. After the reading of the will, it was determined that the daughter was the testamentary heir.
  2. In order to avoid any disputes, it was important to identify all testamentary heirs beforehand.
  3. The attorney clarified the role and the obligations of a testamentary heir in the civil law of Louisiana.

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