- nearest blood relatives
- Usually, although not necessarily, the same as next of kin. 57 Am J1st Wills § 1398. Ordinarily words of purchase. Anno: 100 ALR2d 1073, § 2[a].
Ballentine's law dictionary. Anderson, W.S.. 1998.
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