statutory next of kin

Definition of statutory next of kin

: a blood relative of a person who in case of his death intestate will be entitled by virtue of a statute of distribution to take his personal estate — compare next of kin

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“Statutory next of kin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/statutory%20next%20of%20kin. Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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