Intestate and testamentary succession – who inherits how much?
When someone dies, there are often difficult questions regarding the estate of the deceased. In addition to will, intestate succession can help to clarify these.
Right of residence – lifelong living in your own home
You can apply for a right of residence in order to secure your individual housing situation in the event of death. The right of residence is the right to inhabit a building or part of it. In contrast to the “usufruct”, the use of the right of residence is personal and not transferable.
Guardianship provision – guardian in case of death
What is a guardianship provision? In principle, Swiss law provides for legal provisions when parents decease. If only one parent dies, custody usually remains with the surviving parent – given this is within the best interest of the child. This is automatically the case for parents who are married, as well as those who are […]