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Art. 890.  Usufruct of surviving spouse

If the deceased spouse is survived by descendants, the surviving spouse shall have a usufruct over the decedent's share of the community property to the extent that the decedent has not disposed of it by testament.  This usufruct terminates when the surviving spouse dies or remarries, whichever occurs first.

Acts 1981, No. 919, §1.  Amended by Acts 1982, No. 445, §1; Acts 1990, No. 1075, §1, eff. July 27, 1990; Acts 1996, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 77, §1.

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