Revista de derecho (Valdivia)
versión On-line ISSN 0718-0950
GUZMAN BRITO, Alejandro. The concept of legacy in Chilean law. Rev. derecho (Valdivia) [online]. 2008, vol.21, n.2, pp.53-84. ISSN 0718-0950. http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0718-09502008000200003.
The article proposes to define a legacy as the free, liberal and lucrative attribution or extinction by cause of death of a real or personal right, manifested in a testament for its author or in the same manner prescribed by law, in favour of a person named legatee; and explains each of the concepts used in this definition.
Palabras clave : LEGACY; ASSIGNATION BY CAUSE OF DEATH; LIBERALITY.