Wills, Probate, and Estate Litigation abroad is one of the priority areas of the company Advokat v Europe. We have vast experience in the search and establishment of the abandoned property on the territory of the European Union, the USA, Canada, and Israel; return of inheritance rights in favor of our clients.
Regulation on matters of succession in Europe
When inheriting the property located abroad, it should be noted that in this case inheritance rules will be governed by the laws of other countries.
Our expenses for inheriting the property abroad:
- Translation of all documents;
- The search of the abandoned property;
- International litigation;
- Assistance at the trial stage;
- International flights for you and your family;
- Payment for your stay abroad (hotels etc.);
- Return and registration of abandoned property abroad.
Documents for overseas inheritance process
You have to submit a certain set of documents to claim an inheritance from abroad:
- 1. Testator’s death certificate.
- 2. Beneficiary’s passport;
- 3. Certificate of inheritance;
- 4. Documents proving kinship with the Testator.
Documents are mostly collected abroad. We will help you to collect all the documents!
In most countries, heirs (beneficiaries) are required to pay property tax. In Austria, Latvia, Portugal, and Cyprus there is no inheritance tax.
In other European countries, the rate varies depending on the degree of relationship with the Testator. Accordingly, tax rates are lower the closer the family ties.
Why it is worth contacting the law firm Advokat v Europe?
If you have information about your unclaimed property abroad, we are ready to assist you in this matter! You are our client!
70 of our best associates in 30 countries around the world seek the results advantageous to our clients. Our partners are lawyers, notaries, archives staff, genealogists, financial experts, and real estate experts.
We also provide services for the administration of inherited property at your request, the sale of the real estate, and transfer of funds received from the sale of the real estate to your bank account.
Our financial experts will provide you with free pieces of advice on how to administer the property, minimize taxes, and maximize your income. We only advise – you decide. We are your best partner abroad.
We guarantee to close and distribute the estate within 1 year.