2011 Louisiana Laws
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CC 1959 — Nature


LA Civ Code 1959 What's This?

SECTION 3. DURESS

Art. 1959. Nature

Consent is vitiated when it has been obtained by duress of such a nature as to cause a reasonable fear of unjust and considerable injury to a party's person, property, or reputation.

Age, health, disposition, and other personal circumstances of a party must be taken into account in determining reasonableness of the fear.

Acts 1984, No. 331, §1, eff. Jan. 1, 1985.

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