Estate law

A direct consequence of economic growth and prosperity is the need for protection of carefully acquired wealth. This brings together many aspects of the law: inheritance law, family law, corporate law, tax law. This multidisciplinary approach of assets  is the strength of Schuermans advocaten.

Our practice includes:

  • inheritance law
  • marital property law
  • gifts and wills
  • succession in family business
  • estate planning.

Examples

Providing advice on and formation of civil legal entities.

Converting a void notarial will in a valid international will.

Civil action in a murder trial, followed by a successful claim at the expense of the convicted accomplice to testamentary unworthiness and revocation of the marriage settlement in the context of a transnational inheritance.

Successful rejection of a claim for family desertion for refusing alimony.

Providing advice on international adoption.