rei suae providus (ree-Is[y]oo-ee pr<<schwa>>-vI-d<<schwa>>s). [Latin] Hist. Careful of

one’s property. “Interdiction, whether voluntary or judicial, can only be recalled or removed by an

interlocutor of Court, and it affords a good ground on which to apply for the removal of the

restraint imposed by interdiction that the interdicted has become rei suae providus.” John Trayner,

Trayner’s Latin Maxims 546–47 (4th ed. 1894). [Blacks Law 8th]