Latin Legal Terms


Desolo – this Latin verb means to leave desolate, abandon, to forsake. For example, a person may abandon a legal right (of inheritance share). This usually happens in situations where it is not beneficial for the heir to accept their part of the inheritance pot, due to extremely huge taxes and costs. Or in situations where the heir wishes to gift the other heirs with his/her share of the inheritance.

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