Haereditas Est Successio In Universum Jus Quod Defunctus Habuerat Law and Legal Definition

Haereditas est successio in universum jus quod defunctus habuerat is a legal maxim in Latin. This maxim is related to probate law. The maxim states that inheritance is the succession to every right which the deceased had. By inheritance, the heir inherits all the rights possessed by the late possessor.