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One of two or more persons sharing an inheritance; a joint heir. Also called parcener.
(Law) law a person who inherits an estate as coheir with others. Also called: parcener
co•par•ce•ner (koʊˈpɑr sə nər)
a joint heir.
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to the other coparceners
, unless the consent of all is obtained.
While there was no right of survivorship, in some ways the law treated coparceners
as holding one estate.
1988) (held that the "life tenant(s) may not partition the remainder," and explained that remaindermen "are not joint tenants, tenants in common, or coparceners
It has been described as a group of adult male coparceners
and their dependents-the dependents being wives and children (Gore, 1968; Ross, 1961).