What to do after a death. Information on registering a death, arranging for a funeral and burial options in Malta
Death and Wills
Succession law regulates how the estate of a deceased devolves onto the heirs and family members. It covers who represents the deceased in their absence, what happens to the property if there is no will or what happens to property abroad. Click below to get more information on registration of a death, the organisation of funerals and burials, drawing up wills and inheritance related issues.
Information on drawing up a will, secret wills, joint wills, opening of a succession, changing a will and what information goes into a will.
Outline of what it entails to be an heir, how an inheritance may be accepted or renounced and how many an heir be compelled to decide.
Find out how heirs can limit their liability of the debts of the testator’s estate.
Information on who may and who may not inherit if someone dies without making a will.
The children and the spouse of a deceased are entitled to the reserved portion. Find out what their share is and what can be done to safeguard the reserved portion.
The law assumes that parents want to treat their children equally. Through collation, a child may correct unfair treatment between siblings that a parent oversaw during his or her lifetime