Inheritance law

Areas of Expertise

With two Certified Specialists SBA inheritance law, CBWM & Associés has thorough expertise and a recognized know-how in inheritance law.

In an environment in which estate settlement is ever getting more complex, and international (cross border), our firm provides a wide array of personalized and global services by experienced and specialized attorneys, covering:

Estate planification

  • Legal opinions in any related issue.
  • Estate planning.
  • Testamentary wills.
  • Inheritance agreements (with our notary network).
  • Patient decree (Living will).
  • Advance care directive (Lasting powers of attorney in case of loss of the capacity to consent). Amendement of nuptial (marital) agreements (with our notary network).
  • Succession planning for family companies and SMEs.
  • Adult and Child protection (Deputyship for personal care, asset managment, representation).
  • Wealth/assets preservation/protection.
  • Trusts and foundations.
  • Tax issues (with our tax adviser network).

Official Mandate

  • Official estate administration.
  • Will excecution.
  • Assistance in all estate transmission operations (before any authority).
  • Deputyship with powers of representation in estate related matter.

Estate transmission

  • Estate litigation, arbitration and mediation.
  • Estate division claim.
  • Annulment of last wills claim.
  • Abatement claim (reconstitution of the legal portion).
  • Recovery of inheritance claim.
  • Drafting and execution of estate partition agreements.
  • Enforcement of foreign estate judicial decisions.

We can assist you in French, German, Italian and English.

The “Certified Specialist SBA inheritance law” are: 
Peter Schaufelberger, David Regamey.

Practicing in the same field: 
François Chaudet, Guy Mustaki, Jérôme Guex, Florian Chaudet.