Definitions for "Heirs and Assigns"
Heirs are individuals who inherit some or all of the estate of a deceased person by virtue of being in the direct line of descent, or being designated in a will or by a legal authority. Assigns or assignees is a broader term that includes anyone to whom property is, will, or may be assigned. An assign may receive property from an assignor by conveyance, descent, or an act of law.
Terminology used in deeds and wills to provide that the recipient received a fee simple estate" in lands rather than a lesser interest.
One who might inherit or succeed to an interest in a property under the rules of law applicable when a property owner dies.
An association of people who won homes in a given area for the purpose of importing or maintaining the quality of the area.