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Inheritance

  • By: Robert K. Miller, Stephen J. McNamee & Abigail B. Reiter
  • In: Encyclopedia of Death and the Human Experience
  • Edited by: Clifton D. Bryant & Dennis L. Peck
  • Subject:Gerontology, Sociology of Dying & Death Studies, Lifespan & Developmental Psychology (general)

Assets accumulated over the life course that remain at death constitute a bulk estate, and the receipt of such a bulk estate is usually defined as an inheritance. Bulk estates are a major ...

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