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What is LEGITIME

Lat. In the civil law. That portion of a parent’s estate of which he cannot disinherit his children without a legal cause. Miller v. Miller, 105 La. 257, 29 South. 802; Cox v. Von Ahlefeldt. 50 La. Ann. 1200, 23 South. 959. Legitime imperanti parere neeesse est. Jenk. Cent. 120. One lawfully commanding must be obeyed. LEGITIMI H^EREDES 711 LESTAGEFRY

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