CCP 3132     

Art. 3132.  Public inventory

The public inventory of the property of a deceased person, or of other estates under the administration of the court, shall be taken by a notary appointed by the court, in the presence of at least two competent witnesses, assisted by two competent appraisers appointed and sworn by the notary.  The witnesses and appraisers need not be residents of the parish where the inventory is taken.

The taking of the inventory may be attended by any person interested in the estate to be administered, or by his attorney; and when timely requested to do so, the notary shall give such person, or his attorney, notice by ordinary mail of the time and place thereof.