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.
In certain cases, you might not want to make someone an heir, but pass a donation from your estate on to them without obligations. A bequest, also called a legacy, is a good choice for the recipient as an uncomplicated benefit.
In the second part of our article, we show you how you can use the DeinAdieu will generator to draw up your will easily.
Drafting a will is not easy. Luckily, there are now many tools available to help you. Our testament generator is here to help. In complicated situations, however, it’s still advisable to call in specialists.
A holographic will is easy and cheap to draw up. One reason why it is so popular in Switzerland is because it is easy to update. It can be stored either at home or with a cantonal authority.
Besides handwritten and oral (emergency) wills, the law also recognises the notarised variant. This offers advantages that can mostly pay off when circumstances are complicated or an estate is valuable.
An emergency will can be created in exceptional cases. It is delivered orally to two witnesses and is valid only for a limited term.
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.
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 …