What is HAERES?

In Roman law. The heir, or universal successor in the event of death. Theheir is he who actively or passively succeeds to tlie entire property of the estate- leaver.lie is not only the successor to the rights and claims, but also to the estate-leaver’sdebts, and in relation to his estate is to be regarded as the identical person of theestate-leaver, inasmuch as he represents him in all his active and passive relations tohis estate. Mackeld. Rom. Law,

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