heir


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successor

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a person who is entitled by law or by the terms of a will to inherit the estate of another

a person who inherits some title or office

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They sought even more thoroughly than the august heirs had done, but it was fruitless.
Fearing, however, to make use of any valuable piece of paper, I hesitated for a moment, then recollected that I had seen in the famous breviary, which was on the table beside me, an old paper quite yellow with age, and which had served as a marker for centuries, kept there by the request of the heirs.
Instead of pushing his fortune in the line marked out for the heir of the house of Elliot, he had purchased independence by uniting himself to a rich woman of inferior birth.
This very awkward history of Mr Elliot was still, after an interval of several years, felt with anger by Elizabeth, who had liked the man for himself, and still more for being her father's heir, and whose strong family pride could see only in him a proper match for Sir Walter Elliot's eldest daughter.
As she progressed with her practice, she was surprised to see how steadily and surely the awe which had kept her tongue reverent and her manner humble toward her young master was transferring itself to her speech and manner toward the usurper, and how similarly handy she was becoming in transferring her motherly curtness of speech and peremptoriness of manner to the unlucky heir of the ancient house of Driscoll.
Indeed, I could scarce discourse with him but in the intervals of my passion; however, at length I began, and expressing myself with wonder at my being so happy to have the trust of what I had left, put into the hands of my own child, I told him, that as to the inheritance of it, I had no child but him in the world, and was now past having any if I should marry, and therefore would desire him to get a writing drawn, which I was ready to execute, by which I would, after me, give it wholly to him and to his heirs.
Requires public administrator to provide to the court a copy of the settlement statements from the sale of the real property; Requires public administrators to get court approval before selling a property they are representing and if the property is occupied by an heir of the deceased then the state public administrator must be notified; Requires the public administrator to advance all court filing fees associated with the administration of the estate unless waived by the court; Finally, the bills cap real estate fees and fees related to identifying real property to 10% of the net proceeds from the sale of the real property.
Since she was the sole heir, she executed an affidavit of self-adjudication.
The disinherited reserve heir keeps the quality of seizin heir as he collects the reserve, as legal heir (Deak and Popescu, 2014: 134).
Soon thereafter, a notarized Extra Judicial Settlement Among Heirs was executed by and among Upeng's daughters-Spes, Joy, Eva, and Priscilla-partitioning and adjudicating unto themselves the lot that their mother had left behind.
Simultaneously, the court dismissed the allegation of the children of the deceased heir that they acquired rights over the land through hostile possession, since it contradicted their allegation that the ownership of the land was acquired with the consent of the other heirs.
Utility obtained from each donation or heir distribution, is a subjective notion.
There is no developed country in which agricultural plots are divided and distributed among heirs.
The previous oldest heir to the throne was Sophia of Hanover who died aged 83 in 1714, a few months before Queen Anne died.
It's not too late to get your hands on the trophy though before the semi-finals of HH the Heir Apparent kick off tomorrow.