Vitious Intromission Law and Legal Definition

Vitious intromission refers to an heir’s unauthorized dealing with the personal property of a deceased person. The purpose of vitious intromission is to render the heir who is guilty, under the passive title of vitious intromission. It is the debts of the ancestor and severity of passive title being intended to prevent the carrying off movables, which are, from their nature, so liable to embezzlement.