Legal portion is a form of protection of close relatives of a testator, who would inherit after the deceased, but for some reason were ommitted in the last will or connot claim theit legal portion because of the fact that testator made donations that decreased the amount of the inheritance assets. Legal portion The circle […]
Unworthiness of inheritance means that on the grounds of a court ruling heir is deprived the right to inherit after a particular testator. The grounds to consider someone unworthy are mentioned in article 928 of Civil Code and are of moral and ethical character.
Division of succession assets is regulated by Chapter IX Section IV of the Second Book of the Civil Procedure Code and consequently should lead to the liquidation of co-ownership, which by its nature should be a transitional state. Division proceedings In the petition for a division the petitioner should name the decision on confirmation of […]
As mentioned in the article „Inheritance law – part II – acceptance of succession”, heir may accept the succession with unlimited liability for debts (direct acceptance), or accept the succession with limited liability for debts (succession under the benefit of inventory), or waive the succession. Waiver of succession may have different causes, as for example, […]
Succession as previously mentioned, are all the property rights and obligations of the deceased. Heirs may submit appropriate declarations which, depending on circumstances and heirs’ will, may be direct acceptance of succession, acceptance of succession under benefit of inventory or waiver of the succession.
The rights and obligations concerning the property of the testator, at the time of his death, transfers to one or more persons, his successors. Polish civil law distinguishes two grounds for inheritance – based on the last will and on the basis of the law. Regardless to the basis of the inheritance, the court, at […]