If the property owner wishes to facilitate his heirs the right of succession, and also wants his will to be taken into account when distributing property, a will is the most proper way. If there is no will, then inheritance will occur under the law, and that means the heirs can be relatives of the deceased and share in the inheritance will be highlighted also in the framework of the law. If the testator has expressed its will on the division of property, both orally and in the presence of witnesses, this fact is ignored even by the courts.
A will must be made in writing only and is subject to mandatory notarization. A will can leave an adult capable person. The testator has the right to dispose of their property at their discretion. Heirs under the will may be persons who are not heirs at law, these include physical and legal persons, citizens of RF and foreigners. The testator is completely free in the choice of heirs and distribution among them a share of the inheritance. The testator has the right to change or cancel a previously written will.
The documents required for making a will: the passport of the testator, and preferably is composed of the text of the will, in order to avoid omissions of important points. Making a will the existence of title and right supporting documents on the property are not required, but desirable. Despite the fact that the law does not oblige the testator to confirm his property rights, a detailed list of assets and identification of this property will allow to avoid in the future revoked because of the complexity of interpretation.
Cash deposits and funds in Bank accounts can be bequeathed not only by will, but by testamentary disposition. The document is issued to the Bank, which placed money. The order is issued in writing and in duplicate, signed by the testator and certified by an employee of the Bank. The testator has the right to specify any number of heirs and the amount of each share, if the share is not specified, the funds will be distributed among the heirs in equal shares.
The testator has the right to bequeath real and personal property, income from intellectual activities, copyright, Bank deposits. Despite the fact that the testator has the right to dispose of their property agree to their desires and preferences, the legislator has established a list of persons entitled to a compulsory share in the inheritance. Such persons include: minor children, disabled adult children, parents and spouses, persons who are unemployable, residing with the testator and dependent of the testator.