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.
What are the statutory shares of my children? Are there alternatives?
The descendants of every testator are entitled to a statutory entitlement, which in principle may not be withdrawn from them. In this text we explain what this means for your will and what alternative solutions there are.
Under what conditions is euthanasia permitted?
Switzerland is known for its liberal regulations on assisted suicide. What should be permissible in this ethically sensitive area requires careful consideration. Below you will find a compilation of the framework conditions and actors on the topic of euthanasia.
What happens to internet accounts when you die?
Internet accounts are becoming an increasingly important part of our lives – but what happens to them afterwards? We will show you which precautions you can take with the ‘digital estate’ in order to handle it as smoothly as a ‘classic’ inheritance.
How testamentary capacity is assessed in people with dementia
Dementia is a disease that affects a person’s mental state. In advanced stages, those suffering from dementia may lose their capacity of judgement. This impacts the possible actions available during their lifetime and when managing their estate.