Agreement through which a person (principal) gives to another person (agent) the authority to draw up on his/her behalf one or more legal acts.
Act by which a person decides how his/her inheritance Transmission of a deceased individual's assets or pool of assets thus transferred. is to be administered.
Procedure by which the tribunal of first instance is asked to authorize some individuals designated by law to take possession of the properties or of the properties' portion in the inheritance Transmission of a deceased individual's assets or pool of assets thus transferred. (estate) of the deceased The individual whose inheritance is being settled. person that are/is vested in them. The remaining heirs who shall not need to use such procedure to take possession of the assets All properties, rights and obligations of a person. are referred to as "distrainees ipso jure".