vacant succession

Definition of "vacant succession"
  1. The event when an estate has no identified heirs and may potentially be claimed by the state
How to use "vacant succession" in a sentence
  1. When John passed away without a will or identifiable relatives, it became a case of vacant succession.
  2. In cases of vacant succession, they make thorough attempts to find possible heirs.
  3. The old mansion faced vacant succession after the sole owner passed away with no family.

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