The FindLaw Legal Dictionary -- free access to over 8260 definitions of legal terms. Search for a definition or browse our legal glossaries.
[alteration (influenced by inherit) of disherison]
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.
Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.