A relative, in particular, a blood relative. Also a relative by marriage or adoption. Also called kindred, kinsman, and kinswoman.
See, e.g. Piper Aircraft Co. v. Reyno, 454 U.S. 235 (1981).
Estates and trusts
Family law statutes
Definition provided by Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary.
August 19, 2010, 5:18 pm