disinherison

noun
dis·​in·​her·​i·​son | \ ˌdis-in-ˈher-ə-zən \

Legal Definition of disinherison

in the civil law of Louisiana : disherison — see also forced heir at heir

Note: The Louisiana Civil Code sets out the situations in which disinherison is allowed.

History and Etymology for disinherison

alteration (influenced by inherit) of disherison

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“Disinherison.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/disinherison. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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