Information transmission of a real estate (succession)
What rights does the law give him?
|Present heirs||Rights of the spouse|
|Descendants, all born of the marriage|| Spouse can choose between: |
-usufruct of all of the deceased's property
- ¼ of the property
|Some descendants not born of the marriage||¼ of the property|
|No descendants, but the decedent's father and mother||½ of the property|
|No descendants, but decedent's father or mother||¾ of the property|
|No descendants, but father and mother of decedent|| Spouse receives all property |
Property received by decedent from father and mother, by gift or inheritance, reverts one-half to decedent's siblings or their descendants
The surviving spouse may also:
How to protect your spouse?
It is possible to make a donation to the last living person before the notary. The surviving spouse can then choose between :
It is also possible to make a will to leave a larger share of the estate to the spouse, while respecting the rights of the children.
Note: the surviving spouse does not pay any inheritance tax on the property he or she receives, regardless of its value.