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Art. 1960. Duress directed against third persons

Duress vitiates consent also when the threatened injury is directed against the spouse, an ascendant, or descendant of the contracting party.

If the threatened injury is directed against other persons, the granting of relief is left to the discretion of the court.

Acts 1984, No. 331, §1, eff. Jan. 1, 1985.