Wills and Inheritance in France

If you have, or are about to acquire, assets in France you should consider how they will be dealt with after you die to ensure that administering your French estate is as easy as possible for your loved ones.

Dealing with cross border wills and estates can be extremely complex and the laws that relate to you will depend on your own specific circumstances. It is important that you seek your own advice in relation to your wills and inheritance matters.

Guide to Wills and Probate in France

We have provided some very general information below, which assumes that you are domiciled in England and Wales and have assets in both England and France. This information is not a substitute for specific advice from a properly qualified and experienced lawyer. Worldwide Lawyers can connect you to a lawyer with the appropriate experience to assist you should you need to take advice or action in relation to the succession of your French assets.

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