relative nullity

Definition of "relative nullity"
  1. A condition in Louisiana's civil law where certain nullity, or the state of being null, can be remedied or fixed through a process of confirmation, since the object at issue is deemed valid
How to use "relative nullity" in a sentence
  1. In Louisiana's civil law, the judge ruled that the document was a case of relative nullity and could be confirmed.
  2. In an argument about the validity of a contract in Louisiana, the attorney claimed that it was just a case of relative nullity that could be fixed with confirmation.
  3. Despite the confusion, the lawyer assured the client that in the Louisiana civil law, it was a relative nullity, meaning it could be considered valid with the right confirmation.

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