Legal or intestate succession

1. Concepts “Legal succession” or “intestate succession” takes place: 1) If a person dies without a will, or with a void will, or one which has subsequently lost its validity; 2) When the will does not institute an heir to, or dispose of all the property belonging to the testator. In such case, legal succession […]

Succession in general

1. DEFINTIONS Succession. Succession – is a mode of acquisition by virtue of which the property, rights and obligations to the extent of the value of the inheritance, of a person are transmitted through his death to another or others either by his will or by operation of law. (Article 774, Ibid.) Decedent. Decedent – […]