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INHERITANCE Definition & Legal Meaning

Definition & Citations:

An estate in things real, descending to the heir. 2 Bl. Comm. 201; In re Donahue’s Estate, 30 Cal. 332; Dodge’s Appeal, 100 Pa. 220, 51 Am. Rep. 519; Rountree v. Pursell, 11 Ind. App. 522, 39 N. EL 747; Adams v. Akerlund, 10S 111. 632. 48 N. E. 454. Such an estate In lands or tenements or other things as may be inherited by the heir. Termes de la Ley. An estate or property which a man has by descent, as heir to another, or which he may transmit to another, as his heir. Litt.


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