privies in law

Definition of privies in law

: persons having by operation of special doctrines of law a mutual interest in or successive relationship to the same estate or right in the same property (as where one takes property from another by escheat) and succeeding to property with its attendant benefits and burdens

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“Privies in law.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Sep. 2022.

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