Can I contest the will of my mother with dementia? Do I automatically inherit as a registered partner? Can I disinherit my children? Yes, inheriting and bequeathing is not so easy in this country: there are not only legal pitfalls – half knowledge and misconceptions often contribute to the fact that the last will is often not fulfilled. Together with an inheritance law expert, we looked at the eleven most common mistakes in this area.
Elvis’ daughter Lisa Marie Presley is the latest celebrity example of how to handle the legacy: as reported, she left the beautiful Graceland estate to her children, but – surprise! – also debts in the millions. Most of us probably won’t be able to inherit or receive an inheritance worth millions – but that’s why you have to be careful that the will doesn’t come to nothing because of half knowledge. Here’s a list of the eleven most common inheritance law mistakes for you – and the expert explanations for them. Read on to inherit better!