Civil Code Terms

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List of terms with short translations of French, Spanish, and American civil code terms.

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Civil Code Terms

  1. 1. Civil Code Terms à forfait et sans garantie – no recourse on commercial paper. achat – purchase. acquèts – gains other than by succession. action – share of stock. adjudication – sale at public auction. arrogation – adopted at age of majority or older. assignation – a summons. bastardy – illegitimate birth, three types: 1. adulterine – one or more parents are married to some one else, 2. natural – both parents are single and could have married, and 3. special – both parents are single and later do marry without an intervening marriage on either part. This legitimizes the child in most states, except Louisiana until 1870s. batture – the piece of land which runs from the legal bank/edge to the middle of the water course dividing it from other parcels of land. biens – movable and immovable property gains other than by succession. bon – check or voucher (a promise to pay upon demand). borde

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