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Testamentary Disposition

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This chapter on testamentary disposition contains several articles concerning the general provisions, formalities of a will, content of will, revocation and alteration of will, effect of will and the execution of will. A testator must reserve a certain portion provided by law for the heir of the compulsory portion when making a will, and shall not set a burden over the compulsory portion. The testamentary disposition made by a testator in violation of law shall be invalid. The statement to waive the compulsory portion to the heir concerned shall be invalid if it is done before the death of the decedent. A testamentary trust made by a testator shall conform to the related provisions of the Trust Law.

Keywords: general provisions; testamentary disposition



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