interruption. A break in the period of possession of land, possibly ending a claim to

ownership by prescriptive right.

legal interruption.Louisiana law. A break in the running of prescription that occurs when the property’s possessor acknowledges another person’s ownership rights, or the owner (or obligor) sues the possessor (or obligor).La. Civ. Code arts. 3462, 3464. — Also termed legal interruption of prescription.

natural interruption.Louisiana law. A break of more than one year in a possessor’s period of possession after a rightful owner or a third person seizes the real property. La. Civ. Code art. 3465.

— Also termed natural interruption of prescription.

[Blacks Law 8th]