CCP 3198     

Art. 3198.  Compromise and modification of obligations

A succession representative may:

(1)  Effect a compromise of an action or right of action by or against the succession; or

(2)  Extend, renew, or in any manner modify the terms of any obligation owed by or to the succession.

Any action taken under this article must be approved by the court after notice as provided by Article 3229.