Legatee, heir, beneficiary and devisee: What are the differences?

A quick guide to the language of inheritance to help you make sense of who's who in an estate plan.

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Michelle Kaminsky, Esq.

by Michelle Kaminsky, Esq.

Writer and editor Michelle earned a Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from Temple University's Beasley School of Law in...

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Updated on: January 26, 2023 · 3min read


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