The testator has died – what now?
After the testator’s death, it must be determined who the heirs of the deceased are and who thus has a claim to the inheritance or parts thereof. Obtaining an inheritance certificate, too, for instance in order to cancel standing bank orders, can sometimes be difficult and should therefore be quickly and reliably taken care of by a lawyer. It should also be noted that it is possible to waive an inheritance, for instance if it includes debts.
In inheritance disputes in particular, a lawyer’s detailed inspection of the will, the inheritance contract or any other declarations made by the testator is indispensable. Often, such declarations are not entirely free of ambiguities and must therefore be interpreted. Dr. Bichat will take on these tasks with legal expertise and the necessary interpersonal tact.
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