Subject regarding the portion of the inheritance is contentious based on our connection’s and
our experiences. Nevertheless, if you live abroad and the inheritance is subject to Türkiye, on
the legal basis this is a more difficult situation rather than the issues Turkish citizens may bear and burden.
Giving legal advices and counselling in many subjects as BAYRAKÇI LEGAL
CONSULTANCY in Bursa, we have handled the subject and went into particulars related to
the portion of inheritance as well as we have covered many topics.
HOW DOES INHERITANCE LAW WORK FOR THOSE LIVING ABROAD?
As it is determined on the articles of Turkish Civil Code, by applying to the criminal courts of
peace located in the last residence of the deceased, process of inheriting and estate affairs can
be commenced. So, What do Turkish laws regulate for those living abroad on the ground of
inheritance law? What are the procedures if there is a heir living abroad?
Certificate of inheritance, stated in other words determination of heirship, is defined as the
certification that determines the distributive shares of the heirs and the heirs of the deceased.
Legal inheritors, testamentary successors and legatees shall demand the certificate. However,
in order to obtain the certificate, the opening of will is required.
WHAT TO DO IN ORDER TO SPEED UP THE PROCESS?
Quickening the process, application to the civil courts of peace located in the last residence of
the deceased or the location where the remainder is placed is a must. We shall state that
application done by just a single heir is sufficient.
WHAT TO DO IF YOU ARE UNSEEN ON THE CERTIFICATE OF
One of the most common circumstances foreign heirs may face is being unseen on the title of
heirs on the certificate. This circumstance shall not distress you. In order to prove the entities
and heirship those who are foreign heirs shall obtain and demonstrate birth certificate, family
tree certificate, marriage certificate and miscellaneous formal documents.
Most of the issues that heirs who live abroad encounter are the unawareness of the
remainders, uncalculated shares regarding portion of inheritance or neglectedness of rights
related to succession and estate. As Bayrakçı Public Accountant Office and Legal
Consultancy, we advise you to take action preparatory to the issues with which you may face.
We provide you the legal consultancy and attorney services regarding inheritance law in Bursa.