- Inheritance and Will
When dealing with issues concerning inheritance and wills, leave it to us legal professionals
For the general public, inheritance may be a matter unfamiliar to many.
Many people in Japan remain uninformed about this growing issue, and this leads to people not knowing what to do when they are forced to address it.
Even for those who may be more knowledgeable on the issue of inheritance and wills, many still find it tricky to decide how to divide their estates without the help of those with specialized knowledge in the field.
In cases such as this, you should consult a legal attorney.
Our firm, which is rooted in Nagano, effectively assists with the inheritance problems of local residents.
Benefits of asking the Attorney to deal with inheritance issues
If you consult an Attorney about inheritance issues, you can leave the troublesome task of navigating through complex legal procedures with us.
It is highly recommended that you consult a legal professional to help guide you through the detailed procedures required for inheritance cases.
Below are the following advantages of consulting legal attorneys at our firm.
We are capable of handling complex inheritance procedures
For inheritance, the following questions can be raised.
- I don't know what property the deceased had or who the heir was.
- I discovered a Will, but I don't know how to properly inform the existence and content of it.
- I don't know what to claim, though I should have a legacy that I can receive.
- I don't know how to deal with land division requests.
- I don't know how to deal with the debts I've made in my life.
These are issues that you may not usually spend too much time thinking about, so you may struggle to answer these questions once confronted with them.
Even if you don't examine the details mentioned above individually, if you leave the specific procedures to the Attorney, you can eliminate the burden of inheriting the estate.
We can create a legally valid Will without error
In the case of inheritance, if the person who retains the estate has a special desire for partition of estate, he/she must leave a Will.
- I want to inherit at a different rate from the statutory share
- I want to leave my estate to someone other than the legal heirs.
- There are some legal heirs I do not want to hand over my estate
- I want to make arrangement to avoid disputes.
In order to realize the above ideas, it is necessary to prepare a Will that is both publicly valid and appropriate in accordance with the law.
In addition, the division of the estate must be determined carefully so that the content is too biased to cause conflicts among heirs.
Taking all of these factors into consideration, the Attorney is able to create a legally valid Will that respects the wishes of the individuals who have inherited the property to the fullest extent.
Be entrusted with the investigation of the content of the inherited property and the heirs
In order to divide the estate, the content of the deceased's property and the relatives who inherit it must be understood correctly.
However, there may be cases where the heir is unknown or where there is a large amount of wealth in a bank account that the relative does not know.
These surveys require confirmation procedures and various documents from government offices and financial institutions.
If you leave it to the Attorney, you can efficiently summarize the information you need even with these troublesome tasks.
Be advised on whether to renounce inheritance
In the event of a debt remaining, it is necessary to decide whether inheritance should be renounced.
In the case of renunciation of inheritance, it is necessary to make a careful decision as to which one should be chosen, since it is also a renunciation of a positive legacy.
Please consult us as we can take steps to manage the debt while retaining positive assets.
As close as possible to the desired conditions for partition of estate
At inheritance division conference where the division of the estate is discussed, each of the heirs express their own wishes. Therefore, it is common the various wishes such as "I don't want the land, I want the cash" or "No, I want the first-class land" are intertwined,opinions clash and it becomes a big fight.Here is where the lawyer comes in. Our lawyers, who have dealt with many inheritance issues, will make effective proposals to satisfy your wishes.
Avoid inadvertent deterioration of relationships between relatives
Inheritance is a very delicate matter.
If the discussion does not go well, each heir may be very tired, and in some cases irreversible cracks between relatives may occur.
If you ask the Attorney, you will be able to respond to these risks from the beginning.
You can effectively negotiate and provide appropriate advice and support to avoid problems from an objective standpoint.
Appropriate procedures can be taken to recover a Legally reserved portion if it is violated.
Legal heirs other than siblings are called "Legally reserved portion," but depending on the content of the Will, there are cases where inheritance that should otherwise be received is violated.
In this case, the procedure "Claim for abatement of legally reserved portion" will be followed.
Because there are many conflicts in the courts, it is advised to entrust the procedures with an Attorney.
"One-Stop Service" for Legal Profession Corporation-You can leave it together.
In addition to the Attorney, you will be required to work closely with a variety of experts for inheritance procedures.
For this reason, you can swiftly get through the inheritance procedures without having to explain your situation at various contact points.
As a trustworthy partner, we will support inheritance issues by providing total support.
Flow of Inheritance and Procedural Date
When a relative dies, the remaining relatives must perform a variety of tasks, such as funerals, legal obligations, burying bones, preparing and sending greeting cards.
At the same time, due consideration and energy are required because inheritance procedures and partitioning of estate must be carried out appropriately.
Inheritance procedures required for implementation within 7 days
- Filing of death notification
Inheritance Procedures Required for Implementation within 3 months
- Funeral practice
- To confirm the Will
- Investigation by Heir
- Verification of Will (dissemination of the presence and content of Will)
- To investigate inherited property
- Contact with financial institution
- Receipt of life insurance benefits
- Initiation of Legacy division conference
- Qualified Acceptance, Renunciation of Inheritance
Inheritance Procedures Required for Implementation within 4 months
- Quasi-Final Return for Income Tax
Inheritance Procedures Required for Implementation within 10 months
- Preparation of Legacy division conference
- Implementation of various inheritance procedures
- Filing of Declaration and Payment of Inheritance Tax
Inheritance Procedures Required to Be Carried Out Within 1 year
- Procedures for Claim for abatement of legally reserved portion
Inheritance Procedures Required to Be Carried Out within 3 years
- Procedure for Reduction of Spousal Inheritance Tax