Criminal Law

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…

Settling an Inheritance Without a Notary

Summary Step 1: Determine if a notary is required Step 2: Search for beneficiaries Step 3: Search for creditors Step 4: Obtain a Certificate of Heredity and Death Step 5: Take the certificates to the deceased’s bank Step 6: Report the estate received It is possible to open an estate…

Actus Reus: The Criminal Act

All criminal cases, at least in democratic states, are dealt and processed in two parts – proving the act of the crime (actus reus) and the intent of committing the crime (mens rea). Actus Reus is defined as the action of the criminal act which often is the physical assault/murder…