Jus deliberandi

JUS DELIBERANDI. The right of deliberating, which in some countries, where the heir may have benefit of inventory, (q.v.) is given to him to consider whether he will accept or renounce the succession.
     2. In Louisiana he is allowed ten days before he is required to make his election. Civ. Code, art. 1028.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.