Law Dictionary

real right

noun

legal Definition of real right

in the civil law of Louisiana : a right that is attached to a thing rather than a person
  • the right of ownership…may be burdened with a real right in favor of another person as allowed by law
  • Louisiana Civil Code
Note: A real right is not restricted to real property since it can also be attached to movable property. Real rights include ownership, use, pledge, usufruct, mortgage, and predial servitude.

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