CO-HEIR. One of several men among whom an inheritance is to be divided.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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He had now seen the full deformity of that creature that shared with him some of the phenomena of consciousness, and was co-heir with him to death: and beyond these links of community, which in themselves made the most poignant part of his distress, he thought of Hyde, for all his energy of life, as of something not only hellish but inorganic.
Any disposition to a co-heir before partition shall be limited to the portion which may be allotted to him after the estate shall have been dissolved.
Summary: Samsung Electronics co-heir, Jay Y Lee has reportedly refused to testify at the bribery trial of former President Park Geun-Hye.
"His second wife was Annabella, sister and co-heir of Watkins Williams esq of Penbedw, who was MP for Montgomeryshire.
Sarah is cold and distant to both Jason and her charge, Philippa, the young daughter of Sarah's cousin and co-heir, Osmand Luce.
The businessman, who is also Baron Strange of Knockin, Baron Hungerford, Baron de Moleyns and a co-heir to the barony of Grey de Ruthyn, has been forced to take time off his beloved polo to prevent Barclays Bank getting its hands on his pounds 3.6m mansion in West Sussex.
Co-heir to the fundamentalist empire in Lynchburg, Va., created by his late father, Falwell Jr.
I am to be buried with Christ and to rise again with him, to become a co-heir with him, a son of God, and indeed God himself.
Our guardian angel accompanies our soul to purgatory or heaven, and becomes our co-heir in the glory of heaven.
It bears emphasis that the period of one month shall be reckoned from the time that a co-heir is notified in writing by the vendor of the actual sale.
Aguinaldo presented several special powers of attorney allegedly executed by his co-heirs and pretended to possess the authentic and genuine land title, the SC said.
The summary stated that Aguinaldo IV "presented several Special Powers of Attorney (SPAs) allegedly executed by his co-heirs and pretended to possess the authentic and genuine TCT No.