revocatory action

noun

Legal Definition of revocatory action

in the civil law of Louisiana : an action brought by a creditor seeking to have set aside a contract made by his or her debtor that increases the debtor's insolvency

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“Revocatory action.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/revocatory%20action. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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