Civil Code Article 1161Jan. 20, 2021

An heir who has caused damages to the creditors of the deceased by acting contrary to Article 1158 to Article 1160 is liable to make compensation.
A person who has suffered damages as provided in the preceding Paragraph may claim reimbursement from such a creditor or a legatee who has improperly received repayments of the amount one has received improperly.
An heir shall not claim from the creditors or legatees the amount which they have received improperly.

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Civil Code Article 1158Jan. 20, 2021

An heir shall not, within the specified period of time provided by the preceding Article, make repayment to any of the deceased's creditors.

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Civil Code Article 1160Jan. 20, 2021

Until an heir has performed his obligations in accordance with the preceding Article, he shall not hand over any legacy to a legatee.

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