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Legal Dictionary > Operation of Law

What does by Operation of Law mean?

A legal term referring to the rights and obligations that will apply as a result of applicable law. For example, if a person dies without a will, the heirs automatically inherit the property through the operation of law governing inheritance or intestate succession.

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