There are multiple definitions - click on the translation that matches your context.

Anfall der Erbschaft

Substantiv

partial

inheritance

noun

Comparative law notes

Inheritance, also called succession, is the devolution of property on to an heir or heirs upon the death of the owner. In other words, it's also the process, not just a reference to the actual property that is inherited (which is how most people generally understand the term).

Definitions of inheritance

money, property, etc that someone gives you after they have died

Two men and a woman have denied murdering a disabled man to share thousands of pounds in inheritance.