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Real Right

real right n

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.



Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.

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