Definitions for "Pretermitted Heir"
A forgotten heir. This can be a child born after the Will was written or a spouse who married the testator after the Will was written. Sometimes, the pretermitted heir can get what s/he would have inherited if the person had died without a Will. (This is called an intestate share of the estate.)
a child or other descendent omitted by a testator
an heir, usually a child, who is not mentioned in the will, but who would have inherited under a state law if there had been no will
Keywords:  prima, facie
Prima Facie