Kin Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Kin, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Kin?

(n) The word ‘Kin’ is used to represent the individuals who are the lineal ascendance or descendents of a person. To call a person as a kin of another person both of them must have originated from a common man. So cousins forms a kin but not a brother in law.