Objectives of the course

Introducing students with basic concepts from inheritance law. Indication of the importance of inheritance due to the property legal safety of the heirs. Explain the importance of legal and testamental inheritance, as well as the ability to dispose of life assets. Particularly explain the procedure for discussing the legacy.

CodeSubject statusSemesterClassesECTS
P-NAS Compulsory III 2+2 5

Acquired knowledge

Students’ ability to understand the significance of inheritance law in regulating the inheritance of the heirs, depending on the role he has in practice, as a judge, as a lawyer or as a legal representative in hereditary legal disputes.

Content of the subject

The notion of inheritance law; principles, sources and assumptions for inheritance; opening of heritage; legacy; inability to inherit, receive and renounce inheritance, the legal basis of inheritance; legal order of inheritance; necessary part and necessary heirs; exclusion from inheritance, testamentary inheritance, and the nature of the will; legacy and order; revocation of the will; hereditary legal contracts, procedure for discussing inheritance, obsolete inheritance; exclusion from the heritage; responsibility for the depositor’s debts.

Teaching methods and material mastering

Lectures, exercises, consultations, written examinations (colloquiums) individual student work (seminar and homework, papers, etc.), as well as group participation of students in the study of certain thematic units.

Forms of knowledge assessment

  • Test 1 (0-15 points)
  • Test 2 (0-15 points)
  • Final exam (0-50 points)
  • Seminar(s) (0-10 points)
  • Teaching activities (0-10 points)