legacy under a universal title

Definition of "legacy under a universal title"
  1. Refers to a form of willful granting or bequeathing in Louisiana's legal structure, where a certain specified type (e.g., movable properties) or a specified proportion (such as half) or a particular proportion of a certain type of the testator's assets is designated
How to use "legacy under a universal title" in a sentence
  1. The deceased left her entire jewelry collection as a legacy under a universal title in her will.
  2. The clause in the will that designated two-thirds of the estate as a legacy under a universal title raised concerns among potential heirs.
  3. Guidebooks on estate planning in Louisiana often provide examples of a legacy under a universal title, such as bequeathing all antique furniture to a particular beneficiary.

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