Two forms of remuneration for the notaries:
- The emoluments are a priced and compulsory compensation allocated to a law official for his/her work.
are the remuneration for the services and
(e.g. consultations) and the deeds that are not priced (corresponding to the activities belonging to the competitive sector).
Those fees may be modified and shall be subject to a prior agreement between the notaire and his/her client (rules imposed by the decree of the 8th of March 1978, Article 4.
Fate which awaits a gift or bequest which amount exceeds the disposable portion.
A reducible donation (gift) is an excessive gift or bequest which, upon request of the heirs whose forced heirship is cut into, must be reduced by the amount exceeding the disposable portion.
Amount stipulated in a contract and allowing to be relieved from the obligation of performing the main obligation stipulated in the contract. This clause relieves the parties from their obligation of performing of the contract.
Fraud by deceit
Vitiated consent, unlawful behavior meant to deceive any person in order to obtain his/her consent which he/she would otherwise not have granted. The fraud by deceit is a cause of nullity for the agreement.
French forced heirship
Portion of the succession property towards which the law guarantees a devolution, free of charges, to particular heirs called rightful heirs, if those are called in the inheritance and if they accept it.