Forced heirship under German law.
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A Bequest vs an Inheritance under German Law
The interest in a German estate can either be in form of a bequest ("Vermächtnis") or an inheritance ("Erbe", "Erbschaft"). A bequest ("Vermächtnis") relates to a specific item or a specific amount of money. By contrast, an inheritance means that the beneficiary is either the sole heir or part of a community of heirs ("Erbengemeinschaft") … Continue reading A Bequest vs an Inheritance under German Law