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A Guide to Writing Your Will

A Guide to Writing Your Will   Summary Step 1: Who can write a will? Step 2: Choose a type of will Step 3: Prepare to write your will Step 4: Write your will Step 5: Keep the Will   Making a will is an option for everyone. A will…

Estate Litigation

How to Settle an Estate Litigation

How to Settle an Estate Litigation The management of an estate can be entrusted to a third party, whether a notary or an estate agent: this makes the process easier and avoids disputes. It is possible to appoint a person to manage the estate upon one’s death during one’s lifetime.…

Holographic Will

How Can a Holographic Will Help You

How Can a Holographic Will Help You Summary – Holographic will: validity criteria – Holographic will: a notary for the succession – Cancellation or modification of a holographic will – Holographic will: the formulas to be respected The testator writes the holographic will without the intervention of a notary. During…


How to Open an Estate

How to Open an Estate Summary     – Step 1: Choose the legal service provider     – Step 2: Prepare the necessary documents     – Step 3: Follow the legal service provider’s instructions A legal service provider must handle an estate if any of the following four conditions are met:…

Family Law Succession of the Surviving Spouse

Family Law: Succession of the Surviving Spouse

 – Succession of surviving spouse: without descendants and ascendants  – Succession of surviving spouse: with descendants  – Succession of the surviving spouse: when there are parents  – Where to go for professionals legal advice? In the presence of a surviving spouse, the estate is divided between the descendants, the ascendants…

Surviving Spouse: Know Your Rights

In the event of the death of a married person, the surviving spouse may find himself or herself the owner of the usufruct of the deceased’s property. Whether it results from the law, a will or a donation of future property, this usufruct can also be transformed into a life annuity. We tell you more. 

Will: Anticipating Your Succession (Part 2)

This post is a continuation of Will: Anticipating Your Succession (Part 1). Lately, we have gone through the following: – Will: anticipating one’s succession – Why make a will? – The authentic will – Other forms of will We will now cover: – Will: instructions for use – A will with…