Legal Question in Wills and Trusts in Louisiana

I have usufruct of house in Louisiana. I have bought a house and moved to Tyler, TX. I am making plans to lease the house in LA, but have been informed the usufruct ends if I lease the house. I've read that I can lease the house and use "the fruits thereof". Am I asking for problems with the naked owner, my stepdaughter? She doesn't seem to mind the updating in order to lease it.

Asked on 11/12/13, 2:48 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

James Maguire James G. Maguire, Attorney At Law

The usufruct does not end if you lease the house, and you are still entitled to the rents.

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Answered on 11/12/13, 3:19 pm


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