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CONSEIL DE FAMILLE Definition & Legal Meaning

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In French law. A family council. Certain acts require the sanction of this body. For example, a guardian can neither accept nor reject an inheritance to which the minor has succeeded without its authority, (Code Nap. 401;) nor can he accept for the child a gift inter viios without the like authority, (Id. 403.)


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