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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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Other jurisdictions that recognize forced heirship appear to adopt a similar approach.
Land allotments in heirship status (a contiguous land mass jointly held by the many descendants of the prior now-deceased owner) were assembled into range or grazing units with adequate pasture, water, and shelter.
them to heirship of half the profits of the industrial system .
Weintraub's notion of thoughtful heirship elegantly unites into a single project the understanding of the past on its own terms and the relation of it to the present.
This gives the relevant information on the inevitable for 23 countries, including eligibility, types of tax, rates, trusts, capital gains and capital losses, transfers, filing procedures and circumstances such as forced heirship.
For example, estate taxes which will apply on the death of the individual or the existence of a forced heirship regime in that other jurisdiction may change who receives what assets.
In reaching this result, the appellate court drew the narrow distinction between "actions" to determine paternity and "motions" within a probate proceeding to establish heirship for purposes of intestate succession (29) and held that the limitations period for establishing paternity does not apply to probate proceedings.
Louisiana provides rights to the decedent's property for surviving family members through community property, marital portion, and forced heirship.
You should also be aware that rules of forced heirship apply in both France and Spain, and so an overseas property owner does not have a free hand to dispose of the property on their death to whoever they choose.
Our freedom to choose to whom we leave our wealth is seen as a fundamental right by many people in the UK - yet, with an increasingly litigious society and closer integration into the EU, where a forced heirship regime prevails, we cannot take this for granted,' Mr Beattie said.
177) Even pre-Gutierrez cases applied Mexican heirship law.
The Rajah ultimately won, and Brooke Brooke's own brother, Charles, ended up on the throne, having given his support early on to the Rajah in exchange for the heirship.
Though in many instances receiving less property than siblings, women in these societies, as seen by Goody, were key parts of "strategies of heirship.
He also successfully promoted legislation to reform the heirship system that fractionates Indian landownership to ridiculous levels and compounds the problem of managing trust accounts.