real right

noun

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 lawLouisiana 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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“Real right.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/real%20right. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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