What is FORMALITY?

The conditions, in regard to method, order, arrangement use oftechnical expressions, performance of specific acts, etc., which are required by the lawIn the making of contracts or conveyances, or in the taking of legal proceedings, to insuretheir validity and regularity. Succession of Seymour, 48 La. Ann. 993, 20 South.217.

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