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PROPRES Definition & Legal Meaning

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In French law. The term “propres” or “Mens propres” (as distinguished from “acquets”) denotes all property inherited by a person, whether by devise or ah intcstato. from his direct or collateral relatives, whether in the ascending or descending line; that is, in terms of the common law, property acquired by “descent” as distinguished from that acquiredby “purchase.”


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