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Is the use of a notary compulsory in the context of an estate?

Verified 20 July 2020 - Directorate for Legal and Administrative Information (Prime Minister)

You must call a notary if you are:

  • The estate includes real estate.. In this case, you must have proof of ownership..
  • The amount of the estate is equal to or greater than €5,000.. In this case, you must have the act of recognition proving that you are an heir.
  • There is will or marriage..