Eligible Heirs Law and Legal Definition

Pursuant to 25 USCS § 2201 (9) [Title 25. Indians; Chapter 24. Indian Land Consolidation], the term eligible heirs means, “for purposes of section 207 (25 U.S.C. 2206), any of a decedent's children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, full siblings, half siblings by blood, and parents who are--

(A) Indian; or

(B) lineal descendents within 2 degrees of consanguinity of an Indian; or

(C) owners of a trust or restricted interest in a parcel of land for purposes of inheriting by descent, renunciation, or consolidation agreement under section 207 (25 U.S.C. 2206), another trust or restricted interest in such parcel from the decedent.”