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Life is never straight or "la vida da muchas vueltas", as recently expressed an airport employee in Mallorca. If there is no contact to their own nationals, or has never existed at all, such a, it is often close to bequeath the property in Spain to other persons, the spouse, long-standing helpful neighbors or friends. But how do you do it right so that it can not provide inheritance rights to relatives? 1st Lifetime gifts sold for payment of pensions? 2nd Early Offer? 3rd Testament in favor of the selected title or by explicit Erbausschluss certain people? or you want to exclude people from even a compulsory heir. Would you exclude only the entry of the legal succession of siblings, nephews, nieces or distant relative, so would a testamentary scheme. At least if your parents are already predeceased.

If a compulsory persons, including children, the spouse, parents or grandchildren of Heritage must be excluded, it is important to note further legal framework. A testamentary scheme alone will not suffice. Rather, a sale of property in Spain take place on the basis of market value and must be reserved no Niessbrauchsrecht. The Offer is not recommended here. Depending on the specific situation may also be submitted to consider a divorce application. In any case, it makes sense to seek competent professional advice in advance. Even more complex is the matter, if you about your son for crimes against you or you want to remove the related parties in the German inheritance law provided for compulsory. Relatively clear so far in the future a situation should be with the child finally sentenced to at least one year's imprisonment without parole, if the underlying offense has some effect on the family situation. In such a situation, the disinheritance is possible. This at any rate, the bill of the German Ministry of Justice, presented in August of 2007. A Information Menth the law firm e-mail: other legal and practical tips: