Not married and without a child, you want your nephews and nieces to inherit your property after your death. Attention, it is not automatic ! But there is a method to achieve this.
According to the principles of the devolution of the estate,* the nephews and nieces were not intended to inherit directly from their uncle or aunt, even if they are unmarried and have no descendants.
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The estate of a person not married and died without offspring back legally to his brothers and sisters and his parents. If they are still alive, they each receive a quarter of your goods, your siblings are sharing the remaining half. If only one parent has survived, he gets a quarter, and the brothers and sisters three-quarters. Finally, if both parents are deceased, brothers and sisters inherit the entire estate.Your support is essential. Subscribe for $ 1 support Us
A method to override rule
These rules, provided for by the civil Code, however, have not of imperative nature. Neither your parents, nor your brothers and sisters are not considered as heirs who must return a part of your heritage.
in other words, you can deviate from them, and to appoint, by testament, preferably notarized, that seems good to you to be the heir. You can, for example, bequeath your assets to all your nephews in equal shares or to designate only one of them. At the same time, it would be good to subscribe to a life insurance in which they would be beneficiaries. The sums received, non-taxable, will allow them to deal with the rights of 55 %, after a deduction of 7 967 euros.
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* Set of rules defining the order of persons who inherit from a deceased according to their family ties. This order is imposed automatically, and the first designated may be excluded by a testamentary disposition and provided that you do not have to be forced heirs.