Assigns Law and Legal Definition

Assigns are persons to whom property or an interest is transferred or may be transferred by conveyance, will, descent and distribution, or statute; assignees.

The word is often used in drafting legal instruments to denote the assignable nature of the interest or right created. It is often found in deeds as "heirs, administrators, and assigns”. It is used to denote the assignable nature of the interest or right created.