Lawful Share – Forced Heirship in Finland

Under the Finnish code of succession (40/1965) it is possible to make a will in favor of anyone, but the direct descendants always have a right to a lawful share – half the estate. Direct descendants meaning child, adoptive child, grandchild etc. For example, if the deceased had two children, who would normally inherit the … Continue reading Lawful Share – Forced Heirship in Finland