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FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2018 * 9:00am to 5:00pm

Some of the questions you may ask that will be answered in this seminar:
1) What is your entitlement to an inheritance?
2) What is the right way to compute your share of an inheritance?
3) When you are childless, who inherits your assets legally?
4) What are the instances when your parents and other relatives automatically inherit?
5) How can you exclude a relative from an inheritance?
6) What is your right to an inheritance if you are the second wife or the live-in partner?
7) What are the inheritance rights of an illegitimate or adopted child?
8) Does a child have a right to inherit his parents' estate even if he has tried to hurt or kill his parents?
9) What inheritance law will apply when you have a foreigner as a spouse with assets in one's home country?
10) What is the right legal action to correct disparity in your share of the inheritance?

This special lecture will feature recent and relevant Philippine Supreme Court rulings involving inheritance.

Course Outline

1. Meaning of Succession
2. Basic principles underlying the Philippines law on succession
3. Meaning of "decedent" in succession
4. Decedent's liability binding upon heirs
5. What inheritance includes
6. Case implementing the rule that rights of succession are transmitted from the moment of death of the decedent
7. No legal bar to an heir disposing of his hereditary share even before actual determination of the same
8. Co-ownership results from death of decedent
9. The principles of transmission of rights upon one's death and the nearest relatives exclude the farthest relatives illustrated; effects of co-ownership
10. What rights are not transmissible upon the death of a person
11. Does the Constitutional provision enabling aliens to acquire private lands extend to testamentary disposition
12. When rights to succession transmitted
13. Classification of succession
14. Survivorship agreement
15. How question of whether testator is of sound mind determined
16. Requisites of a valid notarial will
17. Definition of codicil
18. May a lost will be probated
19. Probate of will
20. Purpose of probate proceedings
21. May a Will contain disposition in favor of an unknown person?
22. Preterition of heirs
23. Preterition distinguished from inheritance
24. Substitution of heirs
25. May a testator impose a condition that the heir shall not contract a first or subsequent marriage?
26. What is legitime? Classification of legitime?
27. Who are the compulsory heirs? Kinds of compulsory heirs
28. What is reserve truncal; persons involved in reserve truncal?
29. May there be a valid renunciation or compromise as regards legitime between the testator and his compulsory heirs?
30. What are the requisites for a valid disinheritance?
31. Computation of net estate
32. What is a legacy or devise? Acceptance of legacy or devise
33. Legal or Intestate Succession
34. How may relatives in the same degree inherit?
35. What is the right of representation?
36. May a person represent an heir whose inheritance he has renounced?
37. In general, what are the classes of intestate heirs?
38. Order of intestate succession
39. Descending direct line
40. Ascending direct line
41. Surviving spouse
     - Childless
     - With children
     - With legally adopted children
     - With children from deceased spouse
     - With children from previous marriages
42. Inheritance of surviving spouses from Muslim marriages
43. Inheritance and the rights of an ex-spouse with legal separation.
44. Inheritance and the rights of an ex-spouse from an annulled marriage.
45. Legitimate and Illegitimate children
46. Inheritance Law for Minors
     - What is the law when you leave an inheritance to a minor?
     - How do you protect the inheritance of minors when parents die?
47. Collateral relatives
48. What is the order of succession in an illegitimate family?
49. What is the right of accretion? When does the right of accretion exist among the compulsory heirs?
50. Examples of accretion
51. Acceptance or repudiation of inheritance
52. When does collation takes place? 53. Outline of procedure to find out if a donation is inofficious
54. What is partition and what is its purpose?
55. Effects of partition
56. Rescission or nullity of partition
57. What are the requirements under the Rules of Court for the extrajudicial settlement of the estate of a deceased person?
58. Legal redemption by co-heirs
59. Does the right of redemption of a co-heir still apply where the property has been subdivided and assigned to the heir?
60. Testamentary succession under the New Civil Code
61. What is a Will?
62. Forms of wills
63. Witnesses to wills
64. Revocation of wills and testamentary disposition
65. Republication and revival of wills
66. Allowance and disallowance of wills
67. Institution of heir
68. Substitution of heirs
69. Conditional testamentary dispositions and testamentary dispositions with a term
70. Estate and Donor Taxation
71. Cross Border Inheritance
     - What do you inherit when your foreign spouse has properties in his home country.
72. Settlement of Estate of Deceased Persons under the Rules of Court

This lecture will feature Supreme Court rulings involving inheritance.

SEMINAR FEE PER PERSON: P9,880 (Fee covers Meals, Resource Kit, Certificate of Attendance)


Less 5% for early registrants (on registrations made on or before January 23, 2018)
Less 5% for early payment (if made on or before February 13, 2018)
Less 5% for group registration (minimum of 3 participants)

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