heir collateral


heir collateral
See collateral descent; collateral heir.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • heir, collateral — n. An heir who is not directly descended from a decedent but instead related collaterally, such as a cousin, niece, or nephew. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008 …   Law dictionary

  • collateral — col·lat·er·al 1 /kə la tə rəl, la trəl/ adj 1 a: accompanying as a secondary fact, activity, or agency but subordinate to a main consideration b: not directly relevant or material a collateral evidentiary matter a collateral issue 2: belonging to …   Law dictionary

  • collateral — /kalaetsral/ Property which is pledged as security for the satisfaction of a debt. Collateral is additional security for performance of principal obligation, or that which is by the side, and not in direct line. Shaffer v. Davidson, Wyo., 445… …   Black's law dictionary

  • collateral — /kalaetsral/ Property which is pledged as security for the satisfaction of a debt. Collateral is additional security for performance of principal obligation, or that which is by the side, and not in direct line. Shaffer v. Davidson, Wyo., 445… …   Black's law dictionary

  • heir — /er/ See heirs @ heir apparent An heir whose right of inheritance is indefeasible, provided he outlive the ancestor; as in England the eldest son, or his issue, who must, by the course of the common law, be heir to the father whenever he happens… …   Black's law dictionary

  • heir — /er/ See heirs @ heir apparent An heir whose right of inheritance is indefeasible, provided he outlive the ancestor; as in England the eldest son, or his issue, who must, by the course of the common law, be heir to the father whenever he happens… …   Black's law dictionary

  • heir — / ar/ n: one who inherits or is entitled to succeed to the possession of property after the death of its owner: as a: one who by operation of law inherits the property and esp. the real property of a person who dies without leaving a valid will… …   Law dictionary

  • collateral heir — A successor to property either by will or descent and distribution who is not directly descended from the deceased but comes from a parallel line of the deceased s family, such as a brother, sister, uncle, aunt, niece, nephew, or cousin.… …   Law dictionary

  • Heir presumptive — An heir presumptive is the person provisionally scheduled to inherit a throne, peerage, or other hereditary honor, but whose position can be displaced by the birth of an heir apparent or of a new heir presumptive with a better claim to the throne …   Wikipedia

  • Collateral Warranty — The term “collateral warranty” finds its roots in property law. In 1839 Francis Hilliard wrote: “A collateral warranty is where the heir neither does nor could derive his title to the land from the warrantor; and yet is both de barred from… …   Wikipedia


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