Skip to main content
Article thumbnail
Location of Repository

No Bonds but Those Freely Chosen: An Obituary for the Principle of Forced Heirship in American Law

By Vincent D. Rougeau


This article explains the history of forced heirship in Louisiana and describes the negative implications of its demise. Section IV outlines how the end of forced heirship reveals the changing values of Louisiana culture and views on the family

Topics: inheritance, heir, forced heirship, Civil Law, Law, State and Local Government Law
Publisher: NDLScholarship
Year: 2008
OAI identifier:
Download PDF:
Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s):
  • (external link)
  • (external link)
  • Suggested articles

    To submit an update or takedown request for this paper, please submit an Update/Correction/Removal Request.