The law came into force as of 1 July 2022 after adoption of the “Marriage for everyone” referendum bill. This means that same-sex couples can now marry. In this article, we will highlight what this changes for family planning and provision.
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.
The descendants of every testator are entitled to a statutory entitlement, which in principle may not be withdrawn from them.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.
Alexandra Zeiter advises people on how to write wills, represents relatives who are about to lose their inheritance and supports NGOs who have to fight for their money. The specialist lawyer for inheritance law and lecturer at the University of Zurich also took NGOs into account in her own will.