disinherison

noun

dis·​in·​her·​i·​son
ˌdis-in-ˈher-ə-zən
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.

Word History

Etymology

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 8 Feb. 2023.

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