News concerning  Inheritance Law and Probate Proceedings

The New Law of Succession

On 30.07.2015 the Amending Law 2015 to the Law of Succession was publicized. The amendment not only provides an urgently required update of the language used in the inheritance provisions of the Austrian Civil Code, it is in fact also a fundamental reform of substantive succession law. The changes to the legislative framework open new possibilities for […]

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Alexandra Eder on Business Succession and the Revised Probate Law

The question of succession is an issue that influences the future of a business and that inevitably comes up in nearly every business sooner or later. Correct preparation involves a large number of – in some cases highly complex – legal issues. These legal issues are not only matters in corporate, company or tax law, the area of family […]

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Alexandra Eder Speaks on the Revised Probate Law

On January 11th, 2017, lawyer Dr.  Alexandra Eder spoke on the basic points of the revised probate law to a large number of interested listeners at an event held by  “Club50aktiv”. Using various examples, the changes in Austrian probate law following the revision were explained, as well as those in international probate law resulting from the […]

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Interview with Alexandra Eder on the Revised Probate Law

In an interview with the Kronen Zeitung, Tyrol Edition, lawyer Dr.  Alexandra Eder explained the changes in probate law since January 1st, 2017. In particular, the changes affect the drafting of wills, reserved portions and statutory testate succession. More in the interview: Krone 20170301

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After Death – What Happens to Your Digital Legacy

Lawyer  Alexandra Eder explains in an interview with the newspaper “Krone” what happens to e-mail addresses, profiles on social media sites and other online information in the event of death. Life without smartphones, computers and the Internet is hard to imagine. Everyone leaves behind a number of digital footprints. More and more purchases are made […]

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