Degree of relationship
Under the concept of “precedence by proximity of the degree of relationship”, the closest relative to the deceased excludes more distant relatives.
Representation of an heir
Succession by representation happens when a descendant becomes a successor in the place of an ascendant who has died or is declared unworthy.
Distribution of the inheritance in a legal succession (table)
How a succession is divided when there is no will.
Last update: February 23, 2023