Do you need an executor for your Italian will?

Article 700 Civil Code establishes the possibility for the testator to appoint a will executor, namely the trustworthy individual which task is making sure testator’s last wills will be properly carried out. The executor might be an heir or the legatee. The executor appointment shall be accepted in writing before the registry of the Court […]

Italian Inheritance Law: how to accept the succession

According to Italian Law, heirs are those subject who decided to accept the succession. Therefore, individuals may officially become heirs only through the acceptance of succession. Specifically, there are two ways to accept the succession: you may accept the succession expressly through notary act. Contrarily, you can accept the succession tacitly, for example by taking […]