Devisee Legal Meaning and Definition

Here is a simplified definition of the legal term Devisee.

Devisee (noun)

A Devisee is a person who is the recipient of real property (like houses and land) through a gift specified in someone's will. Although the term is often used to refer to real property, it can also include personal property since the distinction between the two can sometimes be unclear. The word comes from the act of 'devising' or distributing assets in a will.