heir at law
noun, plural heirs at law.
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He succeeded to Newstead and the Lancashire estates, not as heir-at-law, but by deed of gift.The Works of Lord Byron, Volume 6|Lord Byron
Never had the tyranny of the omnipotent State been more completely realized than by the Jacobins, and their heir-at-law, Napoleon.The Religious Persecution in France 1900-1906|Jane Milliken Napier Brodhead
It would be fatal to the interests of Floyd if the will should be ignored and half the estate allowed him as heir-at-law.The Incendiary|W. A. (William Augustine) Leahy
I have got a crazy uncle, a brother of uncle Richard, who is heir-at-law if a will is not forthcoming.For Fortune and Glory|Lewis Hough
Gabriel Tittlebat Titmouse—to whom our friend Titmouse was shown to be heir-at-law.Ten Thousand a-Year. Volume 3.|Samuel Warren